Course description

Have you always been interested in the health and social care sector; but were never sure where to start or what route to take? Then this course is for you. It will explore the various routes within the sector, including progression opportunities. You will be introduced to the wide variety of health and social care settings; including the types of diverse individuals that may use each service.

What can this course lead to?

This course will support you to progress onto further short courses and a range of qualifications, including the Level 1 Award in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings.  Our Student Support Services team will work with you to design a personalised learning journey based on your needs and aspirations. 

Want to learn more?

You can find out more about Northern College and the courses on offer at one of our Open Events.


Northern College, Yorkshire

Course session dates

Session dates for 17 October 2022 - 18 October 2022

  • Monday 17 Oct 2022 to Tuesday 18 Oct 2022

Course fees and funding support


* This course is fully funded for eligible students.

If you are not eligible, there will be a cost of £25.00 plus an additional fee if you choose to stay over. The vast majority of students are eligible to study for free and we will confirm when you apply.