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CACHE Level 1 Award/Certificate Introduction to Health, Social Care, Children & Young People's Setting

This course will help you develop an awareness of what it is like to work in the health and social care sector and early years settings. You will cover a range of topics aimed at meeting the needs of employment in this area and your course will also include work experience.

Course Info

Level 1 - Introductory
Subject Area
Childcare and Early Years
Course Type
16-19 Full-Time
Course Length
18 weeks

Entry Requirements

You will need to have a genuine interest in childcare and/or health &social care and be working at entry level 3 for literacy and numeracy. You will require a clear Criminal Records Bureau Check (CRB).

Delivery and Assessment

There will be a selection of written tasks, direct observation in the workplace setting and professional discussions with your Assessor.


You may progress to a level 2 course or an apprenticeship. Alternatively you may seek employment in a nursery.

Career Opportunities

  • Parent Partnerships Workers
  • Inclusion Support Workers
  • Nursery Assistants
  • School or Nursery Managers