Level 1 - Diploma in Introduction to Health and Social Care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare

Level 1 Diploma Qualification

Minimum credits to gain the Level 1 diploma is 39

The Level 1 Diploma in introduction to Health and Social Care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare (Wales and Northern Ireland) aims to give learners a broader introduction to the scope of the sectors, career opportunities, an understanding of essential principles and values, working safely and knowledge of a range of areas to include early years and child care, disability, human growth and development and the importance of healthy eating.

The diploma offers a wider range of optional units than the certificate.

This qualification is offered by the following Awarding Organisations in Wales:

  • Agored Cymru
  • City and Guilds
  • Pearson
Credits 0 / 39
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ReferenceUnit NameCredits
Intro MU 1.1 linkLevel 1 - Certificate in Introduction to Health and Social Care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcareLevel 1 - Award in Introduction to Health and Social Care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
moreUnderstand the range of service provision and roles within health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare

The purpose of this unit is to assess the learner’s knowledge and understanding of the range of services and roles within health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare.

3tick
Intro MU 1.2 linkLevel 1 - Certificate in Introduction to Health and Social Care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcareLevel 1 - Award in Introduction to Health and Social Care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
moreUnderstand the principles and values in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare

The purpose of this unit is to assess the learner’s knowledge and understanding of the principles and values in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare.

3tick
Intro MU 1.3 linkLevel 1 - Certificate in Introduction to Health and Social Care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
moreIntroductory awareness of inclusion and disability

The purpose of this unit is to assess the learner’s knowledge and understanding of inclusion and disability.

2tick
Intro MU 1.4 linkLevel 1 - Certificate in Introduction to Health and Social Care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcareLevel 1 - Award in Introduction to Health and Social Care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
moreAwareness of protection and safeguarding in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare

The purpose of this unit is to assess the learner’s knowledge and understanding of protection and safeguarding in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and child care.

3tick
Intro MU 1.5 linkLevel 1 - Certificate in Introduction to Health and Social Care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcareLevel 1 - Award in Introduction to Health and Social Care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
moreAwareness of health and safety in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare

The purpose of this unit is to assess the learner’s knowledge and understanding of health and safety in Awareness of health and safety in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare.

3tick
Intro MU 1.6 linkLevel 1 - Certificate in Introduction to Health and Social Care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
moreIntroduction to communication in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare

The purpose of this unit is to assess the learner’s knowledge and understanding of communication in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare.

2tick
L1 Spec 
moreL1 Diploma specification
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Minimum credits 2

Maximum credits 6

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ReferenceUnit NameCredits
Intro MU 1.7 linkLevel 1 - Certificate in Introduction to Health and Social Care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
moreIntroduction to children and young people’s development

The purpose of this unit is to assess the learner’s knowledge and understanding of children and young people’s development.

3
intro MU 1.8 
moreIntroduction to the factors affecting older people
3

Minimum credits 20

Maximum credits 0

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ReferenceUnit NameCredits
Intro OP 1.1 linkLevel 1 - Certificate in Introduction to Health and Social Care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
moreUnderstand the importance of engagement in leisure and social activities in health and social care

The purpose of this unit is to assess the learner’s knowledge and understanding of  leisure and social activities in health and social care.

3
Intro OP 1.10 linkLevel 1 - Certificate in Introduction to Health and Social Care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
moreIntroduction to creative activities for children’s development

The purpose of this unit is to assess the learner’s knowledge, understanding and skills of creative activities for children’s development.

3
Intro OP 1.11 linkLevel 1 - Certificate in Introduction to Health and Social Care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
moreIntroduction to the physical care of babies and young children

The purpose of this unit is to assess the learner’s knowledge and understanding of the physical care of babies and young children.

3
Intro OP 1.12 linkLevel 1 - Certificate in Introduction to Health and Social Care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
moreIntroduction to the development of children and young people through play

The purpose of this unit is to assess the learner’s knowledge and understanding of the development of children and young people through play.

2
Intro OP 1.13 linkLevel 1 - Certificate in Introduction to Health and Social Care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
moreIntroduction to language immersion in an early years and childcare setting

The purpose of this unit is to assess the learner’s with the knowledge, understanding and skills for children acquiring a new language through the immersion method.

2
Intro OP 1.14 linkLevel 1 - Certificate in Introduction to Health and Social Care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
moreEncourage children and young people to eat healthily

The purpose of this unit is to assess the learner’s knowledge and understanding encouraging children and young people to eat healthily.

2
Intro OP 1.15 linkLevel 1 - Certificate in Introduction to Health and Social Care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
moreExploring connections with sustainable development and global citizenship

To allow learners the opportunity to explore links between their own area of learning (curriculum area) and SDGC themes.

1
Intro OP 1.16 
moreIntroduction to balanced diets for individuals
3
Intro OP 1.2 linkLevel 1 - Certificate in Introduction to Health and Social Care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
moreIntroduction to a Healthy Lifestyle

The purpose of this unit is to assess the learner’s knowledge and understanding of developing and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

3
Intro OP 1.3 linkLevel 1 - Certificate in Introduction to Health and Social Care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
moreIntroduction to partnership working in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare

The purpose of this unit is to assess the learner’s knowledge and understanding of partnership working in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare.

2
Intro OP 1.4 linkLevel 1 - Certificate in Introduction to Health and Social Care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
moreIntroduction to autistic spectrum condition

The purpose of this unit is to assess the learner’s knowledge and understanding of autistic spectrum condition.

3
Intro OP 1.5 linkLevel 1 - Certificate in Introduction to Health and Social Care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
moreIntroduction to learning disability

The purpose of this unit is to assess the learner’s knowledge and understanding of learning disability.

3
Intro OP 1.6 linkLevel 1 - Certificate in Introduction to Health and Social Care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
moreIntroduction to physical disability

The purpose of this unit is to assess the learner’s knowledge and understanding of physical disability.

3
Intro OP 1.7 linkLevel 1 - Certificate in Introduction to Health and Social Care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
moreIntroduction to sensory loss

The purpose of this unit is to assess the learner’s knowledge and understanding of sensory loss.

3
Intro OP 1.8 linkLevel 1 - Certificate in Introduction to Health and Social Care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
moreIntroduction to mental health

The purpose of this unit is to assess the learner’s knowledge and understanding of mental health.

3
Intro OP 1.9 linkLevel 1 - Certificate in Introduction to Health and Social Care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
moreIntroduction to dementia

The purpose of this unit is to assess the learner’s knowledge and understanding of dementia.

3