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

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

(QRN – 601/6901/1)

 

Qualification Overview

The Focus Awards Level 1 Award in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Setting (RQF) is aimed at those learners who have just entered the sector or are considering a career in health and/or social care with adults, children, and young people. The Focus Awards Level 1 Award in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings (RQF) is aimed at developing learners’ knowledge and awareness of health and social care in children’s and young people’s settings. This includes developing the learner’s understanding of the similarities and differences between health, social care and children’s and young people’s setting.

Qualification Structure

 Learners must achieve 6 credits from the mandatory units and a minimum of 4 credits from the optional units totalling 10 credits.

Learner Entry Requirements

Learners should be competent in literacy and numeracy to help with elements of communication. This is at the discretion of the centre as they may decide to use diagnostic testing methods to ascertain how they can support learners.

Progression Routes

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

Age Ranges

Learners should be at least 16 years old to undertake this qualification.

Geographical Coverage

This qualification has been accredited for use in England and Northern Ireland.

Qualification Specification

To view the Qualification Specification please click here.

Mandatory Units
Unit Title Unit Referrence Level Credit Guided Learning Hours
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 3 26
Understand the principles and values in health and social care adults and children and young people, early years and childcare J/602/6189 1 3 26
Optional Units
Unit Title Unit Referrence Level Credit Guided Learning Hours
Awareness of protection and safeguarding in health and social care adults and children and young people, early years and childcare R/602/6194 1 3 24
Introduction to communication in health and social care adults and children and young people, early years and childcare T/602/6205 1 2 19
Introductory awareness of equality and inclusion in health, social care and children’s and young people’s settings R/502/9716 1 3 25
Introductory awareness of health and safety in health, social care and children’s and young people’s settings Y/502/9717 1 4 36
Introductory awareness of personcentred support in health, social care and children’s and young people’s settings D/502/9718 1 2 18
Introductory awareness of working with others in health, social care and children’s and young people’s settings H/502/9719 1 2 16
Introductory awareness of the importance of healthy eating and drinking for adults Y/502/9720 1 3 24

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