This course prepares you for a variety of careers in health and social care, for example, Nursing, Social Work, Probation, Youth Work, Radiotherapy and Occupational Therapy. You will study a range of subjects including equality, diversity and rights in health and social care, first aid, human physiology, and effective communication. You will also attend work placements in different settings for 300 hours.
|Study Type:||Full Time|
|Academic Level:||Level 3|
|Awarded by:||Pearson (BTEC)|
One year course. On successsful completion, you can progress to the Extended Diploma in the second year.
|UCAS Course Code||0|
18 units over 2 years.
Specialist units which may include:
The course forms the main vocational element in your individual programme of study which will also include an opportunity to improve your GCSEs in English and Maths if you do not already have these. Work experience in a health care or early years setting is an essential part of the course.
Fees for 2019/20: £3,542
All applicants will be asked to apply for an Enhanced DBS check before starting the course. The cost of this is £52.
Four GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English, Maths and preferably a Science. We will also require a satisfactory reference from your school for attitude, behaviour, attendance and punctuality.
Progressing students require a Level 2 Diploma at Merit or a C grade equivalent. A satisfactory reference for attitude, behaviour, attendance and punctuality., plus a good reference from your tutor for attitude, behaviour, attendance and punctuality.
Please note, all applicants will be asked to apply for an Enhanced DBS check before starting the course.
If you are successful on this course you may progress to Higher Education, professional training or directly into a range of occupations in health and social care.
Potential career routes in the Health and Social Care industry:
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Nescot will take reasonable steps to provide the courses and services as described, however, the College cannot guarantee the provision of any course or facility. Some circumstances, such as staff changes, resource limitations and other factors over which the College has no control, such as industrial action or a change in the law or the level of demand for a particular programme or module (please note that this list is non-exhaustive), may result in the College having to withdraw or change aspects of the programmes, modules and/or student services detailed on the website. This could include, but not necessarily be limited to, programme/module content, staffing, the location where the programme/module is taught or the manner of teaching delivery, and the facilities provided to deliver or support the programme. Where circumstances demand an unavoidable change or where it is necessary for the College to discontinue a programme of study, Nescot will take all reasonable steps to minimise the effect and all proposed changes will be notified to potential applicants who have registered an interest in the relevant programme at the earliest possible opportunity as well as being reflected on the College’s website. In addition, any changes between the website and the proposed course and services will be notified to applicants at the time of making an offer.
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Last updated - 24/10/19