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Starts: 01/09/2020

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Harrow Weald Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00

Entry Requirements

Entry Level 3 in numeracy and literacy, which will be assessed at the interview. Candidates require a DBS check.

Who is the course for

This course is for young people 16-18 who want to work in the caring industry however are unsure as to what specific age group they would like to work in. It lasts 34 weeks and you will attend College approx 4 days a week. You will be expected to gain work experience in a nursery or Health Care setting. This course will help you develop practical experience of working with children and adults, as well as provide the underpinning knowledge needed for a career in Health, Social care and Childcare.

Course Content

There are a range of units covering all aspects of Health Care and Childcare such as Communication, Health and Safety, Provision of services, Equality and inclusion, supporting babies, play activities for children, human growth and development. English and maths for health care and early years.

Study Methods

There will be a mixture of theory and practical hands-on activities to keep you interested throughout the course. You will have lectures, discussions, group work, research tasks, videos and many interactive activities to help you learn.

How is the course assessed

You will have written tasks that will assess your knowledge and understanding. You will also be assessed through class discussions, the creation of posters and leaflets and the completion of assessment booklets.

Where next - Further Studies

Progression to an Apprenticeship Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People's Workforce or the diploma in health and social Care apprenticeship programme. Also Level 2 Diploma in Health Care or Early Years.

More Information

You will need to bring a pen, A4 paper, Binder, Plastic Wallets, USB Memory stick to your first class. You will also need a course textbook which is approx £20. You be required to complete an Enhanced DBS check for any work experience/placement in a Health and Care setting arranged.

How to Apply

To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

  • Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
  • Post - if you would prefer to submit a paper form please click here to download a copy. Please fill it out and return it to: Admissions, Harrow College, Lowlands Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 3AQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Starts: 01/09/2020

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Harrow Weald Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00