If you have an interest in working with adults in a care or residential setting and want to develop to a higher level to enhance your career opportunities, or progress to an undergraduate degree, the Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care Practitioner, offered in partnership with Bishop Grosseteste University, will equip you with the knowledge, understanding and practical skills to enable you to meet your personal and professional aspirations. If you have an interest in working with adults in a care or residential setting and want to develop to a higher level to develop your career opportunities or progression to an undergraduate degree the Foundation Degree in Health & Social Care will equip you with the knowledge, understanding and practical skills to enable you to meet your personal and professional aspirations. Students on this course will be taught with the aims of developing a diverse range of students with the skills, knowledge and insight to enable them to make a positive contribution to the care, well-being, development and support of the individuals, families and communities with whom they work. For those who are undertaking work in the care sector, the course aims to develop existing practice by extending their underpinning knowledge and understanding of the sector, through detailed examination of associated theories and concepts. Delivered at Grantham College, the course features a blend between classroom work-related learning. This approach embeds a mix of practice-based work which results in learning in the Health and Social Care setting, alongside structured learning at the institution. A variety of assessment methods are used including presentations, discussions, written assignments such as essays and reports and portfolios of work focused learning. All assessments allow you to reflect on your practice and theory as you evidence your learning. Find out more: https://www.bishopg.ac.uk/course/fdahscp/
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
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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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
A minimum of one year’s practical experience in an employed or voluntary capacity with a written statement of support from the head teacher/manager. Candidates should ideally hold a Diploma, NVQ or Access to HE qualification and a minimum of a Level 2 in English and maths although other qualifications will be considered and enthusiasm and experience are essential. Candidates should also hold or be willing to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificate. Applicants must have access to a voluntary or paid role in a relevant setting for at least 12 hours a week throughout the course and have written support from the setting.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6935||Year 1|