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Early Years Health Social Care

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What's Involved

This is an introductory qualification if you are interested in working with children or in the health and social care sector.

You will cover the following units:

  • How humans develop throughout their lifespan;
  • Food and nutrition;
  • Health and safety;
  • Care of children;
  • Play and practical activities.

If you wish to progress to a level 2 qualification will complete a placement in a pre-school at the end of the year.

Entry Requirements

English Language grade 3 (D) or above at GCSE, plus 4 grade at grade 2 (E) or above, one being maths. A satisfactory interview and a completed DBS (formerly Criminal Records Bureau (CRB)) check. Satisfactory free writing task and skills builder test.

Where will it take me?

If you make good progress and have good attendance, punctuality and behaviour, you may progress on to the CACHE Level 2 Early Years Education and Care Certificate or the BTEC First Diploma in Health and Social Care.

Course Assessment Method

There are six subject areas and you will be assessed on these using a variety of written and practical tasks.

All units are compulsory and in addition you will study Functional Skills or GCSE in English and maths if required.

Where and When


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Notes About Fees

Fees shown are per year. Additional miscellaneous fees may be applicable.

Find out more by speaking to Admissions:

  • For full-time further education courses call 01708 462833
  • For part-time further education courses call 01708 462801
  • For higher education courses, or if you’re an overseas student, call 01708 462801


  • To find out if you’re entitled to support call Student Services for advice on 01708 462718 ext 2718
  • You don’t have to pay tuition or admin fees if you’re 16-18 and studying a further education funded course.
  • You need to pay higher education course fees each academic year.

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2020-21 Course Guide

Havering College Course Guide 2020/21

Ofsted 2016 Report