This programme is designed for those working or wishing to work within the adult health and social care sector. This may include those working in a variety of settings such as dementia care, domiciliary care, drug and alcohol services and support services for those with mental health concerns. Roles would include dementia care specialist, domiciliary, drug and alcohol practitioners and mental health support practitioners. In line with the need for more integrated and collaborative working this will also include those working in NHS and the voluntary sector. The Certificate of Higher Education in Adult Health and Social Care allows you to formulate robust links from theory to practice supporting you to become a compassionate and effective practitioner. The unique features of this progrgamme will be developing a range of employability skills sought by the Adult and Social Care Sector, including developing resilience, reflective practice and reviewing legal and ethical issues that are pertinent to the sector. The unique features of this programme is that it works in conjunction with a range of sector specialist that inform and contribute to the Certificate of Higher Education in Adult Health and Social Care.
Module Title Code Credits Optional? Introduction to Academic Study SM4MD173 20 No Reflective Practice and Professional Development SM4MD174 20 No Legal and Ethical Practice SM4MD175 20 No Quality Improvement SM4MD176 20 No Policy and Legalisation in Health and Social Care SM4MD177 20 No Safeguarding SM4MD178 20 No
Assessment Method Level 4 Coursework 80% Exam 0% Practical 20%
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
We will also accept NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
There is a mandatory requirement of a minimum of 4 hours a week of paid or voluntary work in an adult health care setting. and social care setting, proof of this place will be required before commencing the programme.
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