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.
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.
- 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
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
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.