Health & Care

  • health and social
  • health college
  • health course
  • health social

Summary

This course will give you a thorough grounding in the key concepts required within the health and social care sector and set you up for employment or further learning.

Description

You will cover a range of important topics within the industry, such as personal and professional development, the nature of the sector and psychology. You will also take undertake a minimum of 200 hours work placement within a relevant environment.

Key Areas

  • Communicating in health and social care
  • Principles of health and social care practice
  • Health and safety in the health and social care environment
  • Personal and professional development in health and social care
  • Working in partnership in health and social care
  • Research and project
  • Sociological context of health and social care
  • Safeguarding in health and social care
  • Understanding specific needs in health and social care
  • Complementary issues in health and social care
  • Employability skills
  • Health promotion

Entry Criteria

Learners must be aged 18 years on or before 31st August of the academic year that the programme commences.

A minimum of 48 UCAS points which may be gained from the following qualifications:

2 x GCE A Level passes 1 x GCE A Level pass plus AS level passes in appropriate subjects BTEC National Diploma or Extended Diploma BTEC National Certificate Level 3 Diploma or equivalent such as NVQ, GNVQ, International Baccalaureate, Scottish Certificate of Education A recognised (Kite marked) Access Course You will also need GCSE English grade 4-9 or Level 2 equivalent

Please note that learners must have a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check prior to undertaking professional practice, it is the learners responsibility to ensure this is in place.

To find out more about UCAS points, please visit https://www.ucas.com/ucas/undergraduate/getting-started/ucas-undergraduate-entry-requirements

What Next

The course is suitable if you are already working and would like formal qualifications to help you progress to a superior or management role. You may also continue your education and complete a full degree at university.


Course options

  • 2018/19 Full Time Day

    Provider

    South & City College Birmingham

    Location

    Digbeth Campus


    Mode of attendance

    2018/19 Full Time Day

    Days

    Please contact the college for days of the week

    Age range Start Fees Duration Further information
    - September | 2018/19 £5,500 2 Academic Year(s) -
    Hours Per Week Study Details Minimum Age Average Class Size Max Class Size Material Fees International Fees
    - - - - - 6,500.00

    Leisure Program Fees Further Information International Comments
    0.00 - -
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    UCAS Application Information

    Institution Code Name: SCCB
    Institution Code: S20
    Course Code: 099L
    Click here to apply for this course on UCAS website.


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