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Summary

This qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 or above who wish to progress on to Higher Education. Learners will usually be able to achieve the Certificate in one year. Learners will be required to attend placement in a real work nursing environment to support their learning. The minimum required number of placement hours are 75 hours. Entry requirements of Higher Education Institutions may specify the need for more work experience.

Description

The Level 3 Technical Certificate in Health and Social Care shares nine mandatory units and provides direct progression to the Extended Diploma. Nine ‘Core Mandatory’ units (graded A*-D; set by the awarding body marked by the Centre). The Certificate may be more suitable if you wish to progress to Higher Education but are taking other qualifications as part of a wider programme of study. It is also suitable if it is your intention to progress to further learning at Level 4 and above. Placement is a crucial element of the learner's journey. Listed below are some examples of appropriate settings which could support learners: Residential Care Home Nursing Home Hospitals

Key Areas

Equality, diversity and rights in health and social care Human growth and development Safeguarding in health and social care Communication in health and social care Infection prevention and control in health and social care Psychological perspectives in health and social care Sociological perspectives in health and social care Working in health and social care Reflective practice

What Next

The Certificate may be more suitable if you wish to progress to Higher Education. It is also suitable if it is your intention to progress to further learning at Level 4 and above.

Entry Criteria

16-18yrs: Level 2 or 4 GCSEs to include English or maths at C or above Adults: Level 2 qualification and English and maths Level 2 Functional Skills


Course options

  • 2018/19 Full Time Day

    Provider

    South & City College Birmingham

    Location

    Hall Green Campus


    Mode of attendance

    2018/19 Full Time Day

    Days

    Wednesday Thursday Friday

    Age range Start Fees Duration Further information
    16-18 September - 1 Academic Year(s) Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
    19-23 (no level 3 qualification) September - 1 Academic Year(s) Any course under level 4 for 19-23 year olds without a full level 3 qualification is likely to be free, please contact the college for further information
    19-23 (with 1 or more level 3 qualifications) September £3,500 1 Academic Year(s) You are eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.
    24+ September £3,500 1 Academic Year(s) You are eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.
    Hours Per Week Study Details Minimum Age Average Class Size Max Class Size Material Fees International Fees
    NULL NULL 16 NULL NULL 0.00 5000

    Leisure Program Fees Further Information International Comments
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