City & Guilds Health and Social Care (Level 1)

Our Level 1 Health and Social Care programme introduces learners to the sector by exploring the range of roles, provisions, and personal qualities. 

What will we cover?

We aim to build an awareness of the protection of vulnerable adults and the safeguarding of children. We will look at the policies and procedures in place to support this. 

You will learn:

  • Signs of harm, abuse and neglect, plus what to do if you encounter these
  • To identify verbal and non-verbal communication methods that may help to remove barriers
  • The importance of equality and inclusion in care
  • Laws that enforce equality and inclusion
  • The expected pattern of growth and development in children (0 - 19 years) 
  • How to communicate with children
  • Intellectual, social, emotional, and behavioural factors that may affect physical growth and development 
  • Introduction to dementia and its effects 

Progression Routes and Careers

Upon completion of the course, you may want to progress on to our Level 2 in Health and Social Care, other vocational courses, a traineeship, supported internship, apprenticeship or employment. 

This qualification is useful for following many career paths such as:

  • Childcare
  • Caring 
  • Social Work 
  • Counselling 
  • Charity Work
  • Health Care Assistance 
  • Teaching Assistance 
  • Nursing 
  • Youth Work 


This course takes place at our Sutton-in-Ashfield base, Eastbourne House. 

Get in touch!

To enrol or to find out more, call 01623 476 830, email or just pop in to one of our bases! You can also pick up one of our brochures from a local library.