Focus Awards Level 1 Award in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings (RQF)

Focus Awards Level 1 Award in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings (RQF)

(QRN – 601/6901/1)

 

 

Qualification Overview

The Focus Awards Level 1 Award in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Setting (RQF) is aimed at those learners who have just entered the sector or are considering a career in health and/or Social care with adults or children and young people.

The Focus Awards Level 1 Award in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings (RQF) is aimed at developing learners knowledge and awareness of health, social care and children’s and young people’s settings including developing the learner’s understanding of the similarities and differences between health, social care and children’s and young people’s setting.

 

 

Qualification Structure

 Learners must achieve 6 credits from the mandatory units and a minimum of 4 credits from the optional units totalling 10 credits.

 

 

Learner Entry Requirements

Learners should be competent in literacy and numeracy to help with elements of communication. This is at the discretion of the centre as they may decide to use diagnostic testing methods to ascertain how they can support learners.

 

 

Progression Routes

Learners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings
  • Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care

 

 

Age Ranges

Learners should be 16 (minimum) to undertake this qualification.

 

 

Geographical Coverage

This qualification is available in England and Northern Ireland.

 

 

Qualification Specification

To view the Qualification Specification please click here.

Unit Title Unit Ref Level GLH Credit
Mandatory
Understand the range of service provision and roles within health and social care adults and children and young people, early years and childcare A/602/6187 1 26 3
Understand the principles and values in health and social care adults and children and young people, early years and childcare J/602/6189 1 26 3
Introductory awareness of equality and inclusion in health, social care and children’s and young people’s settings R/502/9716 1 25 3
Awareness of protection and safeguarding in health and social care adults and children and young people, early years and childcare R/602/6194 1 24 3
Introductory awareness of health and safety in health, social care and children’s and young people’s settings Y/502/9717 1 36 4
Introduction to communication in health and social care _adults and children and young people_, early years and childcare T/602/6205 1 19 2
Introductory awareness of person-centred support in health, social care and children’s and young people’s settings D/502/9718 1 18 2
Optional
Human growth and development A/601/3407 1 18 2
Introduction to disability awareness M/602/5022 1 8 1
Introduction to children and young people’s development F/602/6207 1 26 3
Understand the importance of engagement in leisure and social activities in health and social care K/602/6301 1 29 3
Introduction to the physical care of babies and young children H/602/6314 1 30 3
Introduction to the development of children and young people through play K/602/6315 1 15 2
Encourage children and young people to eat healthily H/602/6328 1 16 2
Introduction to a Healthy Lifestyle T/602/6303 1 26 3
Introduction to Autistic Spectrum Condition Y/602/6309 1 30 3
Introduction to Learning Disability L/602/6310 1 30 3
Introduction to Physical Disability R/602/6311 1 30 3
Introduction to Sensory Loss L/602/6372 1 30 3
Introduction to Mental Health Y/602/6374 1 30 3
Introduction to Dementia D/602/6375 1 30 3
Introductory awareness of working with others in health, social care and children’s and young people’s settings H/502/9719 1 16 2
Introductory awareness of the importance of healthy eating and drinking for adults Y/502/9720 1 24 3