Course Information This course will equip you with the healthcare practice skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to achieve high performance in the global health and social care environment. The training opportunities on the programme will prepare you for a wide range of careers in healthcare, including: healthcare support and assistant roles nursing assistant/auxiliary roles care navigation, planning and assessment roles public health, health promotion and non-clinical healthcare supervisory or lower management roles You'll gain an insight and understanding into the diversity of roles within the healthcare sector, recognising the importance of collaboration at all levels. This qualification has been designed for those working as or seeking to become trainee assistant practitioners and, ultimately, assistant practitioners in healthcare. Assistant practitioners work in diverse healthcare environments, including the NHS and independent sector, e.g. primary, secondary and tertiary care, diagnosis, therapeutic inpatient and outpatient departments, theatres, GP practices, community settings, rehabilitation services. They support a wide range of practitioners, including registered nurses, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, diagnostic radiographers, physiotherapists, general practitioners, doctors of medicine, surgeons. This is not an exhaustive list. Key Features Pearson BTEC Higher National qualifications in Healthcare Practice for England offer: ● A stimulating and challenging programme of study that will be both engaging and memorable for students. ● The essential subject knowledge that students need to progress successfully into further study or the world of work. ● A simplified structure: students undertake a substantial core of learning ● Refreshed content that is closely aligned with employer, professional body and higher education needs. ● Assessments that consider cognitive skills (what students know) along with affective and applied skills (respectively, how they behave and what they can do) ● A varied approach to assessment that supports progression. ● Specification – to ensure that all stakeholders (e.g. professional bodies, universities, colleges and students) can feel confident in the integrity and value of the qualification frameworks. ● Qualification designed to meet the needs and expectations of students aspiring to work in healthcare. ● A pathway into employment for apprentices in relevant healthcare settings through completion of the HND element of the Pearson BTEC Higher National in Healthcare Professions’ Support for England qualification, which is recognised as meeting the qualification requirements for the Healthcare Assistant Practitioner Higher Apprenticeship Standard. A thematic approach to learning in Health and Social Care. The Pearson BTEC Higher National for the healthcare sector recognises that there are employability-related knowledge and skills that underpin effective practice across students’ learning that are sector-specific. These are embedded across units in the Healthcare Professions’ Support for England qualification.
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
Level 3 qualification (e.g. BTEC, A-Level, Access to HE, in a related topic area) plus English and maths at grade 4 or above.
Additional entry requirements
Pre interview task.
English language requirements
For international applicants - To provide IELTS for UKVI certificate 6.0 overall and 6.0 in writing with no less than 5.5 in all sub elements.
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