CACHE Level 1 Award Certificate Diploma Introduction Health
What do the qualifications cover?
These qualifications will develop the knowledge and awareness of the types of provision in the Health, Social Care. They include the roles played by workers – from principles and values through to health and safety and working with others. In the Certificate there is the option to take units in more specialised areas such as learning disability, sensory loss or mental health.
Who are they suitable for?
Anyone considering a career in health and/or social care with adults
What are the entry requirements?
You should be at least 14 years old. CACHE does not set any other entry requirements but colleges or training providers may have their own guidelines.
How many credits are required to complete them?
The Award requires 10 credits and the Certificate requires 25.
How are they assessed?
They will be assessed by your tutor or assessor using a range of methods. This could include tasks set by CACHE such as designing charts or leaflets, coursework or methods such as oral questioning.
Do you need to be working to take the qualifications?
No, as these are knowledge only qualifications.
How long do they take to complete?
You can usually complete them in a year or less.
What related qualifications can you progress to?
The Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care or the Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce.
Which type of job roles can learners apply for on completion?
These qualifications do not qualify you to work but do provide a starting point for deciding whether a career in the sector is right for you.
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