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

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

(QRN – 601/6921/7)

 

 

Qualification Overview

The Focus Awards Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings (RQF) is aimed at learners who are considering a career in the health and social care setting working with children and young people.

The qualification provides the knowledge and understanding needed to work in Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s sectors.

 

 

Qualification Structure

Learners must complete all mandatory units to achieve 20 credits, and must complete a minimum of 5 credits from a number of optional units.

 

 

Learner Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification.

Focus Awards does not set any other entry requirements but training providers or colleges may have their own guidelines.

 

 

Progression Routes

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

  • 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 (Adults)

 

 

Age Ranges

Learners should be a minimum of 16 years old 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