Level 1 - Horizons Certificate

Health, Public Services and Care

Health, Public Services and Care
Health, Public Services and Care
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code R11SPL1HOZ101
Qualification Type National Certificate (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 1
Course type Full Time


The intent of this programme is to primarily support learners who suffer with low self-esteem, are deemed vulnerable and who may have specific SEMH and/or behavioural needs.

This programme is designed for those learners who are unclear of their career aspirations and who are not fully equipped with the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to progress onto a specific vocational area of choice.

This programme will provide learners with the opportunity to experience 'taster' sessions within a range of vocational areas to get a feel of what sector they are interested in progressing in, whilst at the same time developing their employability and personal and social development skills towards adulthood.

On this pathway you will attend College 15 hours per week, typically, over 3 days.


You will study a range of topics including:
  • Employability Skills
  • Personal and Social Development Skills
  • Independence Skills
  • Communication
  • Study Skills
  • Vocational Specific Units/Skills
  • English, maths and ICT

How will it be delivered?

Your course will be assessed by a Portfolio of Evidence gathered via methods including:
  • Workbooks
  • Practical Demonstrations
  • Observations

Your next steps...

  • Pre-Internships
  • Supported Internships
  • Vocational Study Programmes
Alternative Progression
  • Semi-independent living
  • Supported living