Fee Information

Fees indicated are based on the current year (August 2016 to July 2017) and are subject to change next year.

Our further education courses (Entry to Level 3) are usually free if you are 16-18 years old. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support to help with other costs associated with your course such as course materials and travel.

If you are aged 19 or over you may be required to pay fees.

If you are enrolling onto a Level 3 or 4 course and are over 19 years of age the fees may be higher and you will be required to take out an Advanced Learning Loan, please see the guide to fees for more information.

International students will be required to pay the full International course fee.

For more information, see our guide to fees.

About this course

This qualification is aimed at people considering a career in health and/or social care with adults or children and young people.

Some of the units studied are:

  • Understand the range of service provision and roles within health and social care (adults and children and young people).
  • Understand the principles and values in health and social care (adults and children and young people).
  • Awareness of protection and safeguarding in health and social care (adults and children and young people).
Entry Requirements

Functional skills E3 or GCSE below a D grade

Assessment Method

A range of written assignments there is not a test connected to this course.

Progression Opportunities

Progression onto a level two Childcare or Heath and Social Care course.

Study Methods

This is a full time course, you will be building a portfolio of assignments and attending work experience.


We look forward to welcoming you to Ealing, Hammersmith and West London's College. We are enrolling now. Come along to the College to enrol directly. See our enrolment dates and times.