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Level 1 Certificate in Personal and Social Development

Course Overview

Our Personal and Social Development Level 1 course will provide the skills and knowledge needed in all areas of life. This course contains eight units, which will provide insight into how to reflect on personal development, deal with problems in daily life, individual rights and responsibilities, working towards goals and making the most of leisure time, management of social relationships and preparing for work and working as part of a group.

Key Information

Course Length
12 weeks

Course Level
Level 1

Awarding Body

Learning Method(s)
Paper materials
Online assessment
Paper assessment

For Individuals


  • Fully online course
  • Study from anywhere, at any time
  • Gain an accredited level 1 qualification
  • Nationally recognised
  • Access to an award-winning e-learning platform
  • Perfect for beginners
  • Unlimited support from qualified tutors
  • Receive a digital e-certificate upon completion
  • No hidden costs

Cost and Funding Information

Course Price

Direct Debit

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Unit 1: Developing self

Understand how to reflect on personal development. This includes identifying strengths and recognising how personal skills and behaviours could be improved.

Unit 2: Dealing with problems in daily life

Discover how to identify and solve problems, and what skills are needed to tackle problems in daily life.

Unit 3: Individual rights and responsibilities

Gain an understanding of the rights and responsibilities of individuals, the potential barriers to accessing individual rights and the sources of help available.

Unit 4: Working towards goals

Learn how to set personal goals, considering personal development plans and working towards and achieving those goals appropriately.

Unit 5: Making the most of leisure time

Understand how to use leisure time and express preferences of leisure activities, so that it can be used effectively.

Unit 6: Managing social relationships

Gain an understanding of social relationships, social behaviour and social communication to encourage use of appropriate behaviours when interacting with others.

Unit 7: Working as part of a group

Develop the skills needed to contribute effectively when working with others on a group activity, by looking at ground rules, feedback and reviewing group progress.

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