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Level 1 Certificate in Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Settings (QCF) (HSCC1)

A student study guide

Price: £10.00
The study guide for students working towards the Level 1 Certificate in Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Settings (QCF) HSCC1.
Author(s): Mark Child, Skillsfirst

Written by an expert at Skillsfirst, the awarding organisation specialising in the provision of vocational qualifications across a range of occupational areas, the Level 1 Certificate in Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Settings (QCF) (HSCC1) study guide offers a flexible and forward thinking approach to introducing students to health and social care practises and theories.

Outlining the basics of what it takes to have a career in health and social care, this introduction to working in children and young people's settings covers topics such as the different types of services, how they work and what they do, job roles, career progression, key policies, and values and principles of social care. 

The study guide includes thinking activities and assessment questions to help learners taking part in government funded traineeships and further education students who are just dipping their toes into the world of health and social care.

Students taking the Level 1 Certificate in Health and Social Care and Children and Young Peoples Settings (QCF) (HSCC1) at colleges and other further education institutions.
ISBN: 9781910366394
Publisher: Pavilion Publishing and Media
Publication: 16 December 2014
Content:

Each section, listed below, covers a different learning outcome for the Level 1 Certificate in Health and Social Care and Children and Young Peoples Settings (QCF) HSCC1.

Section 1: Types of service provision and job roles: Unit IHS1 – Understand the range of service provision and roles within health and social care adults and children and young people, early years and childcare.

Section 2: The principles and values in health and social care: Unit ISH2 – Understand the principles and values in health and social care adults and children and young people, early years and childcare.

Section 3: Equality and inclusion: Unit IHS3 – Introductory awareness of equality and inclusion in health, social care and children’s and young people’s settings.

Section 4: Protection and safeguarding: Unit IHS4 – Awareness of protection and safeguarding in health and social care adults and children and young people, early years and childcare.  

Section 5: Health and safety: Unit IHS 5 – Introductory awareness of health and safety in health, social care and children’s and young people’s settings.

Section 6: Communication: Unit IHS 6 – Introduction to communication in health and social care adults and children and young people, early years and childcare.

Section 7: Person-centred support: Unit IHS 7 – Introductory awareness of person-centred support in health, social care and children’s and young people’s settings.

For a number of years Mark Child held a variety of senior clinical and non-clinical roles in both the statutory and non-statutory sectors, and he has a particular specialism in the therapeutic management of adults, children and young people who present a range of complex behaviours that challenge.

In 2001 Mark was awarded a City & Guilds Medal of Excellence for outstanding services to external verification and quality assurance monitoring, and he has a wealth of experience in both assessment, internal verification and external verification.

Mark currently holds a senior post at Skillsfirst Awards and works at a strategic level with employers, sector skills councils, trailblazer groups and government departments to develop, implement and quality assure a wide range of Clinical Health, Health and Social Care and Children’s qualifications.