• Course
    Overview
  • Units and
    Structure
  • Entry
    Requirements
  • Student
    Support

Course Overview

The course comprises of 9 core units which cover a wide aspect of Health and Social Care.   Functional Skills in communication and application of number are studied as part of this qualification.

Practical activities will include assessed role plays which will be completed in our new ward room, where you can learn how to use many different pieces of equipment which will include items such as the hoist, slip sheets, rotunda, patient transfer equipment and a profile bed, real life mannequins will also be used to develop your skills.

Additionally, our skills academy will be launched in 16/17 where students can opt into further specialist training to enhance their skills and career prospects.

Level
Level 2
Duration
1 Year
Awarding Body
NCFE
Course Fees
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Units and Structure

You will develop the skills and knowledge needed to work in the Health Care Sector. The qualification consists of 9 mandatory units along with an extensive choice of optional units which can be tailored to your specific area of competence/work environment.

The course will cover:

  • Communication
  • Equality & Diversity
  • Professional Practice
  • Health & Safety
  • Duty of Care
  • Research
  • Keeping Records

Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

Successful applicants will have achieved

  • Four GCSE’s at grade D or above, including English.
  • Health and Social Care Level 1, with a minimum of 90% attendance.
  • For equivalent qualifications see the Entry Requirements page.
  • All applicants must complete an initial assessment in Mathematics and English and attend an interview.

For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

Tutors and Student Support

Student Support and Facilities

As a student, you’ll have access to a wide range of facilities, services and support, including:

  • Step outside the classroom  and access our state of the art facilities as well as 3 huge Learning Resource Centres with thousands of resources to use
  • With hands-on experience you’ll be prepared for employment with a competitive edge.
  • A dedicated impartial careers advice team to help you on your future path
  • Our wide range of courses means that we can offer the right paths to get you where you need to be
  • Our Hub campus is right in the heart of the town centre meaning you can find your way to us easily
  • Outstanding student support throughout your studies with us.

Apply or Enquire

Want to know more or chat to us?

Have any further questions about this course? You can contact someone specifically about it by using the details below or filling in the enquiry form.

Name: Student Services
Telephone: 0800 358 7575
Email: Contact online

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Want to apply for this course?

You'll need to have:

Successful applicants will have achieved

  • Four GCSE’s at grade D or above, including English.
  • Health and Social Care Level 1, with a minimum of 90% attendance.
  • For equivalent qualifications see the Entry Requirements page.
  • All applicants must complete an initial assessment in Mathematics and English and attend an interview.

For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.


GCSE Grades are changing from 2017. Need to know more? Click here for information.

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