Health and Social Academy

Course Title:

Level 1 Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children and Young People’s Settings

Full Course Description:

Learners will gain an understanding of how to deliver personal, social and emotional support to the wider sectors of Health and Social Care environments, including general health and social care, mental health and learning disabilities. Safeguarding, Manual Handling, Health and Safety, Prevent Duties, British Values, Equality and Diversity is also covered on this course.  For the team tasks learners will create a brochure advertising a new business, e.g., a residential home or nursing home.


  • Learners must be in receipt of benefits and aged 19+
  • Learners must have relevant right to work documents and have been living in the UK for the last 3 years.


  • Remote learning

Hours and days of delivery per week:

  • Introduction Session with the tutor to access online platforms and deal with any issues relating to IT.
  • Tuesday to Thursday for 6 Weeks. 12 Hours Per Week
  • The course is 3 days per week, Tuesday to Thursday for 6 weeks. Whilst remote, learners will attend interactive sessions with the tutor to gain the knowledge and skills. We post workbooks to learners homes. Some learners complete some aspects of the course at hours to suit to ensure we can work with learners who have children at home.
  • The tutor is available for learners Monday to Friday.

Additional Information:

Course starts ASAP

Being able to communicate with the tutor, whether this is by telephone or email is essential.  Learners will access various platforms to access resources (having the internet is important).

We are not expecting any learners to have knowledge of the IT systems. FULL TRAINING IS GIVEN.

Additional Resources:

  • We have created YouTube Tutorials
  • Use Jamboards – Interactive Whiteboards
  • Google Classrooms/Microsoft Teams (Group Sessions)
  • Whatsapp
  • Email
  • Powerpoints (with voice overs)
  • Workbooks are posted to a learner address


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