Care Practices at NPTC Group - UCAS

NPTC Group

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Wales Trinity Saint David (Prifysgol Cymru Y Drindod Dewi Sant)

Care Practices

Course summary

Supporting individual health, social and care needs is a crucial aspect of enabling people to achieve an enjoyable and fulfilling life. Working with people to improve their health, through education, support, treatment and professional guidance within any setting can make a significant difference to people when they need it, whatever their age. You will develop an understanding of the theory underpinning individual health behaviour which will enhance the quality of support you provide for clients accessing Health and Social care services. You will study with likeminded people with knowledge and understanding across a range of related professional roles. The course is taught and based in your own community. This programme aligns with current health, social and care practice policies and legislation, if you enjoy working with people and want to play an important part in the evolving approach to health and care provision, then this is ideally suited to you. This course is run in partnership with the University of Wales Trinity Saint David


The content of the curriculum is strongly influenced by the principles of care and the promotion of all aspects of health in order to address current health concerns. Module can Include:

  • Study Skills
  • Communication and Interpersonal Interaction
  • Person centred care
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Care Practice
- Current Issues in Health and Social Care.

Assessment method

You will learn via taught lessons / practical classes / self-directed study/ seminars/ blended learning the underpinning concepts of care practice essential to the course. Assessment takes place via continual assessment / coursework / written assignments / examinations. You will be supporting in meeting the demands of assessed work by module tutors, personal tutor, H.E. study coach and wider student support services.

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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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

Typical Offer: Two E's at A-Level or an equivalent level 3 qualification in a relevant subject. Applications are welcomed from mature learners who do not have formal qualifications, but can demonstrate relevant experience and/or achievement of professional qualifications in Health and Social care employment.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

This course requires the student to acquire a DBS certificate, this is at a cost to themselves. The cost of travel to and from your work placement.
Care Practices at NPTC Group - UCAS