The Core component of the Health and Social Care (CYP) qualification will provide you with a thorough introduction to the Principles, Values and Knowledge that are required for you to progress to a role in this sector.

Course Content:

This qualification will support you to develop your knowledge and understanding of: 

  • The core Principles and Values of Health and Social Care practice.

  • The ways of working in the Health and Social Care sectors.

  • Effective practice within Health and Social Care.

  • The foundations of safeguarding for further study or employment within Health and Social Care. 

Assessment Structure:

  • Internal Assessments: You will take three scenario-based, written assessments that last 1 hour. These will be marked by your tutor and can be taken whenever you feel ready.

  • External Assessment: At the end of your course, there will be one externally-marked multiple choice test.