Level 1 Award in Health & Social Care

Home Study or Face-to-Face in Lincoln Available

“Once I had made the decision to retrain I was full of nerves and anxious about what would happen going forward, but as soon as I had spoken to Skills 365 my worries started to fade. You made me feel welcome and accepted from the get go all the way through to the final lesson.” Mr W

The qualification is aimed at anyone who is 19+ and wishes to work in Health and Social Care. It is ideal to show an employer (current or future) that this career is for you! The qualification provides the knowledge and deeper understanding needed to work in the many and varied full and part-time roles within health & social care.

Completion of this course will take about 70 hours and on average learners complete it within 2 – 6 weeks depending on the time given to the learning. Through this course, you will increase your self-confidence and development of knowledge surrounding health and social care. Topics such as care responsibilities and welfare will be covered within the course to give you a deeper understanding of what it takes to become a health and social care professional.

Course Contents

The aims of the qualification are to enable learners to:

  • Explore at an introductory level the many potential career pathways in health and social care
  • Develop a range of skills needed for working with children and adults and assisting with their learning and development
  • Grow an understanding of the scope and breadth of roles in the care sector
  • Understand how to apply skills and use various activities to enable decision-making with confidence about your chosen career

Our Method

We use the online learning suite Moodle to enable you to learn both from the comfort of your own home or any other location.

24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year!


Free tutor support 6 days a week online, by phone, email, or live chat.


Gain a certificate for each course you complete to demonstrate your new skills; for a new employer, to evidence your professional development, or for personal interest.


Practical tasks in each course to aid your understanding.

To Enrol

If you are interested in the course above or want to find out more about our exciting range of courses please fill in the form below.

Our Delivery Partners

Skills 365 – part of The Thrive Tribe Collective Ltd group

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