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Introductory Diploma in Vocational Studies (Level 1)

Key course information

Health and Social Care

02/09/2021

1 year

Full Time

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Course Overview


Not all students leave school knowing what they want to study at College. If this sounds like you then the Level 1 Introductory Diploma in Vocational Studies may be the ideal pathway. It gives you the opportunity to experience lots of different areas before you have to pick one particular area of study. The course offers study in all of the following areas: Sport, Public Services, Travel & Tourism, Health & Social Care and Early Years.


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What will I learn?


You will be taught by subject specialists from each of the curriculum areas who will be able to share their excellent knowledge of working in the different sectors. This means you will learn about Sport, Public Services, Travel & Tourism, Health & Social Care and Early Years in a varied and interesting way.

Alongside this specialist teaching you will study core units that will teach you all about communication, working as a team and will help you to plan where you want to go next in your education, giving you all the information to help you make an informed decision to pick your specialist course for level 2.

Entry Requirements


4 GCSEs at grade 2 or above
Willing to study maths and English alongside your main course
Reference
Interview

Study, Assessment and Qualifications


Assessment is through ongoing coursework.

Final qualification: BTEC Level 1 Introductory Diploma in Vocational Studies

Additional Costs and Information


You will be expected to join in course trips to other organisations and exhibitions and this may involve costs for travel and entry fees. This may include a potential residential trip.

What Could I Do Next?

On completion of your course you may choose to progress onto these following courses

Health and Social Care


Career Opportunities

  • Occupational Therapist
  • Community Outreach Worker
  • Healthcare Assistant

  • Care Worker
  • Adult Nurse
  • Youth Worker

  • Social Worker

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