Trafford College Group

Foundation Degree in Professional Practice In Health and Social Care Trafford College Group Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Sheffield Hallam University


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Course summary

TEF Bronze

Trafford College Group has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.

Find out more about the TEF.

This course is a work-based qualification for those looking to go into a wide range of roles across the health, social and community care sectors. It combines health and social care education with practical skills acquired through work placements or existing employment. There are two routes available; one for those already employed in health, social or community care, and one for those not in employment who will undertake a placement in a suitable care based role.
This is a full-time course over two years. You will be required to attend college classes for 7 hours per week. You will also need to dedicate some time to self-study.

Course details


Key modules on this course include:
Both academic and practical work based learning
Reflective and personal development skills
Essential sciences for person centred care
Integrated holistic assessment and delivery of health and social care interventions
Foundations for effective collaborative practice
Promoting health, wellbeing and independence
Using and evaluating evidence to inform practice
Leadership and management

Assessment method

The programmes is assessed through a combination of presentations, research projects, interviews, written assignments and case studies

How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code 316K
Institution code S76
Campus name Main Site (Stockpot College Campus)
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 64 points those with 48 Ucas points will be considered for an interview.

All applications will be considered individually however offers will usually be based on:
64 UCAS points (those with 48 UCAS points will be considered for an interview)
BTEC Level 3 qualification (2 years) in relevant subject
Other related Level 3 qualifications
Normally 4 GCSEs at grade C or above (or numeric score of 4/5 under newly reformed GCSE grading), including maths or English
An Access to Higher Education Diploma in relevant area
Related work experience will be considered in place of formal qualifications

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6,995 Whole course
Northern Ireland £6,995 Whole course
Scotland £6,995 Whole course
Wales £6,995 Whole course

Additional fee information

£6995 Full Time route, £3600 Per Year Part -Time

Provider information

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Trafford College Group
Town Centre Campus
Wellington Road South

Course contact details

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Course Enquiries

The Applications Team (Stockport College Campus)

0161 296 5649

Main Contact

0161 296 5649