About this Course: The Foundation Degree (FdSc) Professional Practice in Health and Social Care is ideal for those looking to build on their existing professional experience or those wishing to embark upon a career within Health and Social Care. This flexible foundation degree is a work based learning award which combines health and social care education with either existing employment or work placements to develop your skills and competencies for a wide range of roles across the health, social or community care sectors. The Health and Social Care Sector is both vast and fast-paced, and priorities on the healthcare agenda include person-centred care, safeguarding, health promotion and public health. Career opportunities are extensive and a professional qualification may lead to job roles with greater autonomy and supervisory or management responsibilities. Students will develop both practical and theoretical skills, whilst gaining an in-depth knowledge of today’s topical and most important issues, the course is designed to both inspire and challenge you, through a range of learning experiences. You will learn through practical assignments that focus on the real-world challenges you will face in your career. Modules Covered: Year 1
- Reflective and Personal Development Skills
- Work-based Learning Academic Practice 1
- Essential Sciences for Person Centred Care
- Integrated Holistic Assessment and Delivery of Health and Social Care Interventions
- Foundations of Effective Collaborative Practice
- Work-based Learning Academic Practice 2
- Promoting Health, Wellbeing and Independence
- Using and Evaluating Evidence to Inform Practice
- Leadership and Management
- Employment in diagnosis Imaging, Nursing and Midwifery, Mental Health Professions, Occupational Therapy, Social Worker, Physiotherapy and many more.
- Progress to a full University Degree in areas such as BSc/BA (Hons): Nursing, Social Work, Physiotherapy, Diagnostic Radiography, Occupational Therapy and Paramedic Science
- 48 UCAS Points
- GCSE English and Maths at grade C/4 or above or equivalents Level 2 Adult Numeracy/Literacy, Level 2 Key Skills/ Application of number)
- A relevant Level 3 qualification
Level 4: Essential Sciences for Person Centred Care; Holistic Assessment, Delivery & Implementation of Health and Social Care Interventions; Foundations for Effective Collaborative Practice; Reflective & Personal Development Skills; Work Based Learning. Level 5: Promoting Health, Wellbeing & Independence; Using and Evaluating Evidence to Inform Practice; Leadership & Management; Work Based Learning.
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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