Pearson BTEC Diploma in Health and Social Care

Pearson BTEC Diploma in Health and Social Care

Study Mode: Full Time
Course Code: HEAAA013BCF0
Course Level: Level 1

Where will this course lead?

- Level 2
- Apprenticeships

What will I study?

Studying level 1 provides an introduction to the skills, qualities and knowledge that will be required for employment in a health and social care setting.

Units include;
- Health and Social care needs,
- Communication,
- Promoting Healthy Eating in Care,
- Job Opportunities in Health and Social Care
- Creative and Leisure Activities for Children and Adults

How will this course be delivered?

The level 1 qualification will be delivered through taught and practical sessions

What qualifications will I get?

Please note: For September 2017 all current BTEC qualifications are being revised and some content may change.
Pearson BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Health and Social Care
Maths and English qualifications

How will I be assessed?

Through assignments, practical’s, presentations and discussions

How do I get a place on the course?

Successful interview and reference / report from last educational establishment

What are the entry requirements?

No formal qualifications are needed to gain entry, however learners must have a keen interest in working within the sector and be working at entry level for Maths/English

What else do I need to know?

Learners on the level 1 course will be given the opportunity to complete work experience in the sector.
It is a requirement of this course that all learners complete a DBS check before they are allowed out on their work experience.
All learners are required to wear the Care and Education uniform

What can I do after this course?

Working in the Health and social care sector
Level 2 health and social care

Is there anything else I will have to pay for in order to do this course?

Learners who enrol on Health and social care courses are required to wear uniforms, complete a DBS check and a trip will be offered. These additions will require a contribution from the student; costs available prior to enrolment. The cost will also include the course handbook/text book.


Solihull College, Blossomfield Road, Solihull, B91 1SB Tel: 0121 678 7000 Minicom: 0121 628 7005 Email: Internet:

Have a question about the course?
Please contact Admissions on 0121 678 7000 with any queries.
Start Date
Course Fee

Blossomfield Campus

September 2017



Not Applicable to 16-18 year olds