Health, Social Care and Children and Young People's Settings Introduction CACHE Certificate
If you are interested in starting a career in health and social care then this course is for you! You will learn how to support vulnerable adults and young people, for example people with physical disabilities, learning difficulties and/or mental health problems.
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As of 11th November all adults aged 18 or over employed or volunteering must have received both doses of a MHRA approved COVID-19 vaccine before they are able to enter any CQC regulated care or nursing home. Therefore, if you are 18 or over (or will turn 18 during your course) you must have already received both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine or, be willing to receive both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine following enrolment or, provide medical evidence as to why you are unable to receive a vaccine.
This qualification aims to develop your knowledge and awareness of health and social care in a young person's setting. It is ideal if you wish to develop an understanding of the similarities and differences in these settings, and many of the roles and responsibilities that go with it.
You will also begin to develop your practical skills, alongside your course work with guidance from our expert tutors.
Furthermore, you will also have the opportunity to develop your maths and English skills by completing a Functional Skills qualification.
On completion of this course, many of our students progress onto a Level 2 qualification in either childcare or health and social care.
What areas will I study?
Key areas of study include:
- Range of service provision and roles
- Principles and values
- Awareness of protection and safeguarding
- Introduction to communication
- Awareness of equality and inclusion
- Awareness of health and safety
- Awareness of person-centred support