Throughout this one day a week programme, you will gain a solid understanding about the diverse contexts of health and social care professions, and the programme also incorporates the National Minimum Training Standards for Adult Social Care Workers in England (Skills for Care 2013). Why Choose this Course? Your course will include psychological, historical, cultural, sociological, socio- political and philosophical viewpoints, delivered through a combination of taught sessions and employer-supported work-based learning, giving you an ideal combination of learning methods. Entry Requirements – A BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care (MMM grade), or similar qualification e.g. A Levels or Access to Higher Education (equivalent to 96 UCAS Tariff points) – You must be employed or doing voluntary work in a Health and Social Care setting for a minimum of 12 hours per week. You should have the support of your employer or voluntary setting (unless self-employed) and have a satisfactory enhanced DBS check – Two GCSEs at grade 4 or above, which should include English Language. A written task for applicants without evidence of GCSE qualifications can be undertaken Structure Year One:
- Developing Academic and Professional Skills
- Health and Social Care in Context
- Reflective Practice and Decision Making
- Safeguarding Children and Adults
- Human Growth and Development
- Inter-professional Working
- Disability in Health and Social Care
- Psychology and Mental Health
- Understanding and Applying Research
- Health and Well-being
- Working with Substance Misuse
Year One: Developing Academic and Professional Skills; Health and Social Care in Context; Reflective Practice and Decision Making; Safeguarding Children and Adults; Human Growth and Development; Inter-professional Working; Year Two: Disability in Health and Social Care; Dementia; Psychology and Mental Health; Understanding and Applying Research; Health and Well-being; Working with Substance Misuse.
You will be assessed by a variety of methods, including essays, reports, observations, individual and group poster presentations and an independent research project.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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- South Downs Campus
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
At this time HSDC is unable to accommodate overseas applicants requiring a Tier 4 Licence.
You must be employed or doing voluntary work in a Health and Social Care setting for a minimum of 12 hours per week. You should have the support of their employer or voluntary setting (unless self-employed) and have a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£4795*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£4795*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
Additional fee information
Havant and South Downs College