Level 1 Award in Preparing to Work in Health & Social Care (NCFE)

Level 1 Award in Preparing to Work in Health & Social Care (NCFE)

This qualification develops a basic knowledge of the adult social care sector.

It covers the type of job roles and services within it, the role of communication and the importance of valuing the individuals being cared for.


We have adapted our classroom courses to online learning to support you through these difficult times. You can still expect the same high standards of support from our tutors who will continue to deliver classroom-based courses in the format of Zoom seminars and Teams online classes. You can also expect regular one to one support via e-mail and phone calls.
You will need internet access and a working tablet, laptop or PC.

Entry Requirements

Level 1 English & Entry Level 3 in Maths. Basic knowledge of ICT including how to prepare assignments on a Word document.


Level 1 Award in Preparing to Work in Health & Social Care (NCFE)

Who is this course for?

Anyone who is thinking about a career in adult health and social care.

This programme is suitable for those who wish to become a healthcare assistant in residential care homes and hospitals, and domiciliary care assistants.

Course Benefits

This course will give you a basic overview of what life is really like in the health & social care sector before embarking on a career working with vulnerable adults.


If you are interested in applying, please complete the following quick form and we will be in contact to support you with your application. You will receive useful information about whether you are eligible for government funding, course fees, start dates and much more.

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Start Dates

Starting weekly throughout each month and with so many ways for us to support you through this challenging time. Apply now using the form and we can help you choose the right date to fit in with your life.


9:30am - 3:00pm


Fully funded in most cases or £336 for paying learners.

During the Christmas holidays LLC offices will be closed and we will re-open the 2nd January 2020.

We see you having a great Christmas and a Happy New Year