Introduction to Health and Social Care - Level 1

Considering a career in Health and Social Care? This level 1 course delivered at the Newark Buttermarket and online will help you to step on to the health and social care ladder and find out more about the industry. 

What will we cover?

You will understand the duties, procedures, equipment and communication used when working in a care environment. You will develop a more ‘hands on’ approach to learning and gain practical skills, knowledge and understanding. 

Who is the course aimed at?

This course is aimed at adults with an interest in the health and social care sector. It is suitable for those who have been out of education for quite some time, or those who wish to refresh their knowledge. No prior experience is needed. 

At the end of the course, you will achieve a recognised qualification through the awarding organisation CACHE/NCFE.

How can I progress after completing the course?

Upon completion of this course,  you may wish to progress on to our Level 2 Certificate in Health and Social Care. 

Please note that in order to complete the course, you must attend all sessions. 

Course Cost

The cost of this course is free/£60.75.

1) Free - if you earn less than £20,319 annual gross salary or are on a means-tested benefit.

2) Payment help available - if you earn more than £20,319 (annual gross salary) but are on a low-income, we might be able to help pay part or all of your course fees. Email: for an application form or if you have any questions.

3) Co-funded - if you are on a higher-income, the government will pay approximately half of your course fees so the cost to you is £60.75

For more information, please call us on 01623 677 200 or email

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