Wakefield College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This course combines study and practical work experience to equip you with a combination of technical abilities, academic knowledge, and transferable skills that are highly desirable to employers. You’ll undertake a placement where you’ll be able to put your learning in the classroom into practice and boost your employability. Many practitioners will already have a range of rich and varied experiences of working with in the sector. This course will help you become more aware of developmental approaches to learning and to reflect on your own practice, which will extend your professional competence and effectiveness in supporting individual care needs.
You will study a range of theoretical and work-related components which will enhance your understanding of working with in the health and social care sector. You will have the opportunity to choose a topic for a research project which will contribute to your knowledge of a specific area. Modules studied can include: Life stages and development Nutrition and health Ethical principles in care practice Longer-term conditions Promoting health and well-being Leadership and management Mental health conditions Contemporary issues in care and well-being Employability in health and well-being Work in context Study Skills Research Skills
Knowledge is assessed by means of assignments, reports, portfolios and assessed presentations. You will also need to demonstrate your competence in your workplace or placement and you will have the opportunity to choose a topic for a research project that will contribute to your knowledge of a specific topic. You will also be required to be employed in or undertake placement in a health and social care setting.
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How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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|Campus name||Advanced Skills and Innovation Centre|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||48 points||UCAS tariff points from A Levels or a Level 3 Extended Diploma in a related subject. Or An Access courses. GCSE Grade C or above in English Language (or equivalent qualification) is required|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||PPP|
|Access to HE Diploma||P: 45 credits|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)||MP|
Those with previous experience or learning that is relevant may be eligible via our Accredited Prior Learning process for accreditation towards this course. Please enquire through our admissions team.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6750||Year 1|