This course is designed to give you a broad knowledge, understanding and skills needed to work in the health and social care sector. It also provides the underpinning knowledge required to progress on to further study in health and social care such as Level 3. You will study a variety of key topics such as human lifespan development and health living(externally assessed units), health and social care values and equality and diversity. In addition to studies in college you will also be spending a mandatory one day a week work placement in a suitable health and social care setting.
Our minimum entry criteria may be altered at any stage up to and including enrolment. All offers are subject to a successful interview and completion of an initial and diagnostic assessment.
For some of the programmes we offer you will require:
4 GCSE qualifications at or above grade D or 3, or equivalent level 1 vocational qualification.
You must be 16-18 years old.
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Care assistant, including residential and domiciliary care; health care assistant; support worker.
Awarding body, assessment method and more
You may be able to progress to the BTEC L3 National Foundation Diploma in Health and Social Care.
Coursework and examination
Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)