HealthSocialCare

Health and Social Care

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About the course

This course will help you develop your knowledge, communication and practical skills required by care professionals.

What you will study

  • Human lifespan development
  • Health and social care values
  • Carrying out a research project in Health and Social Care

4 mandatory units

  • Effective communication in health and social care
  • Care equality and diversity in health and social care
  • Care individual rights in health and social Care healthy living

Assessment

  • Assessment is by course work and assignments, which are both internally and externally assessed
  • Two external exams
  • You are required to attend college and a work placement in care homes youth settings, nurseries, schools, rehabilitation centres and nursing homes

Entry requirements

  • 4 GCSEs - grades A*-D / 9 - 3 including English
  • OR Exploring the Caring Sector (Health and Social Care) Level 1 Diploma - with Level 1 English and Maths
  • Advanced DBS Clearance
  • Selection is by interview and internal tests

Moving forward

  • Health and Social Care Level 3 Diploma 90

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