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Health and Social Care Diploma J023

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Application Form & Reference Form to be returned to Student Services

How long does the course last?

1 year, full-time

Level

This is a level 2 course.

Course outline

This is a study programme which enables you to develop knowledge and skills for the Health and Social Care sector. You will learn by completing assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations.

Course details

This Diploma course is equivalent to four GCSEs (grade A* - C or grade 4 or above). Both are accredited at level 2 in the National Qualification Framework.

Work placement for this qualification is a compulsory part of this course. All students will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosing and Barring Service check (DBS), certain convictions will prevent potential students completing essential parts of the course.

This course will provide you with a detailed knowledge of the Health and Social Care sector. You will complete units including:

  • Communication in Health and Social Care.
  • Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Social Care.
  • Individual needs in Health and Social Care.
  • Entry guidelines

  • This is a Study Programme for 16-18 year old students. Adults will be redirected to the Pre Access Health course.
  • 3 GCSEs minimum grade 3/D including maths and English or a relevant Level 1 qualification.
  • If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.
  • Additional Information


    Are you aged 16-18?
    Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:
    • A qualification such as BTEC Extended Diploma
    • Meaningful work experience or preparation for work
    • English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade A* - C in English and maths
    • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips

    Where can I progress to?

    Progression from this programme could include:

  • Level 3 qualifications, apprenticeships or employment.
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    You could progress to these Wirral Met courses:

    Assessment Method

    This course is assessed by assignments and course work.

    When does this course run?

    Starting 6th Sep 17

    Ends 29th Jun 18

    Ref: J023J001

    Fees

    If you are aged 16-18:

    This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with a Learning Development Needs Assessment or an Education, Health & Care Plan.

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £1075.00

    Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

    Planned Timetable
    Day Times Campus
    Wednesday 09:00 — 11:00 12 Quays
    Thursday 09:00 — 15:00 12 Quays
    Friday 11:00 — 16:00 12 Quays

    Starting 5th Sep 18

    Ends 28th Jun 19

    Ref: J023K001

    Fees

    If you are aged 16-18:

    This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with a Learning Development Needs Assessment or an Education, Health & Care Plan.

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £1075.00

    Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

    For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call in to our Conway Park Campus from 10am to 4pm, with late opening on Tuesdays to 7pm during term-time.

    This information was current on 17th October, 2017 and may be subject to change.

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