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Level 1

Introduction to Health, Social Care & Children’s and Young People’s Settings Diploma – CACHE – Level 1


Health Care and Childcare are two of the most rewarding and complex industries to work in. Due to the responsibility, compassion and professionalism that you are required to have in these industries it is important that you are fully trained and understand what is expected of you.

This course is designed to provide you with the best possible understanding and skills in both of these areas, which will enable you to make a informed choice for you and your career.

Every learner at Crawley College who is under 19 will undertake a personal Study Programme designed to develop them academically, practically and personally. Study Programmes contain 3 essential elements.

  • Subject Course- Vocational or Chosen Academic subject, usually studied for 12-16 hours a week
  • English and Maths – Every Learner will work towards Level English and Maths (C grade equivalent).Learners who have achieved a Grade C will extend their English and Maths
  • ACES – where students will work with their Student Tutor in individual sessions.


You will need to show a keen interest in the subject of Health and Early years.


Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2


Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.

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Make the most of these extraordinary times and gain a nationally-recognised qualification. A short online course is a significant first step to improving your skills and achieving your career goals.

Financial support

The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.

How to apply

Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.


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