HNC Healthcare Professions' Support for England at South and City College Birmingham - UCAS

Course summary

The Pearson BTEC Higher National Certificate (HNC) is a highly regarded, nationally and internationally recognised, undergraduate level programme, equivalent to the first year of a university degree course. The course is Level 4 on the National Qualifications Framework and has been designed to offer a strong, sector-related emphasis on practical skills development, alongside the development of requisite knowledge and understanding of health and social care in the UK and relevant to healthcare on an international basis. The qualification provides a thorough grounding in key concepts in healthcare professions' support including, law, evidence based practice, health inequality, reporting and record keeping in health practice. The course will include contemporary themes and current practice. All students will undertake a healthcare based work placements to develop their own professional practice and meet the requirements to work in the sector.


1. Law, Policy and Ethical Practice 2. Demonstrating Professional Principles and Values in Health and Social Care Practice 3. Supporting the Individual Journey through Integrated Health and Social Care 4. Fundamentals of Evidence-based Practice 5. Principles of Health Education 6. Effective Healthcare Practice Using Maths 7. Applied Anatomy and Physiology All students will be required to undertake a minimum of 75 hours work placement in a suitable healthcare setting.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

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Digbeth Campus - Main Site
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

All students will need to have an enhanced DBS check prior to undertaking placement.

English language requirements

English at GCSE grade 4 or above is required on entry. IELTS of grade 4.5 or above. Equivalent qualifications such as functional skills are accepted. If you do not have a English language qualification, please contact the College for furthe discussions on options available.

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £6000 Year 1
International £6000 Year 1
England £6000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6000 Year 1
Scotland £6000 Year 1
Wales £6000 Year 1
Channel Islands £6000 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £6000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
HNC Healthcare Professions' Support for England at South and City College Birmingham - UCAS