Title

Health & Social Care

Pathway to Nursing- Progression to BN(Hons) - J203

12 Quays Full Time Level 3 Duration 36 weeks

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Year 1
NCFE CACHE Technical Level 3 Certificate in Health and Social Care.
To provide learners with an in-depth knowledge of core subject areas in health and social care to support progression into Higher Education, the workplace or further learning in related subject areas at Level 4 and above.

Year 2
NCFE CACHE Technical Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care.
To provide learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills essential to the health and social care sector, and to support progression into Higher Education or the workplace.

Course Details

Year 1

  • Induction — Chester University Values requirement for end of year 1
  • WMC Care Certificate
  • NCFE CACHE Level 3 Award in Health and Social Care
  • NCFE CACHE Technical Level 3 Certificate in Health and Social Care
  • Minimum 75 hours in placement
  • English and maths skills study support
  • First Aid Qualification
  • Food Hygiene Qualification
  • Basic BSL Level 1
  • Skills lab lesson at Chester University
  • Progression — Chester University Character/Values Assessment
  • Chester University Interview Prep.

Year 2

  • UCAS application support
  • Guaranteed face to face interview with Chester University prior to the UCAS selection process.
  • NCFE CACHE Technical Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care
  • Minimum 100 hours in placement (Total = 175 in 2 years)
  • English and maths skills study support
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Food Allergens Qualification
  • University style lectures and tasks all based at the university — Birkenhead Campus
  • Academic study skills — Chester University

Additional course requirements:

  • DBS
  • Inoculations
  • Placement Uniform
  • Appropriate referencing in academic work
Entry Guidelines

This is a study programme for students 16-18 years.

Relevant Level 2 qualification and English, Maths and Science at Grade 9-4/A*-C or a minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grade 9-4/A*-C including English, Maths and Science.

Satisfactory interview, assessment, school report and/or satisfactory reference.

Equipment Required

To learn effectively on your course you will need to use certain items of equipment and undertake particular activities as part of your studies. To further enhance your learning experience the following will be required: Uniform £30 Disclosure and Barring Service Check Certificate £44 Health Review £30 Vaccinations £200 First Aid Certificate £50 If you need support with these costs, don't worry, click on the link below and complete a bursary application form. https://www.wmc.ac.uk/student-support/financial-support/bursaries-loans Equipment purchased will be yours to keep and you will be able to use them for practice at home and in your future career. N.B. prices correct as of 23/06/2021

Assessment Method

Year 1

Learners will be required to attend placement in a real work environment to support their learning. The minimum required number of placement hours is 75 hours. Assessment Portfolio of evidence; one external assessment (HSC1).

Year 2

Learners will be required to attend placement in a real work environment to support their learning. The minimum required number of placement hours is 175 hours (100 hours if learners have already successfully completed the Certificate).

In order to achieve the Technical Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care, learners must achieve the internally assessed unit assessments for:

Additional Information

Additional course requirements:

  • You will attend work placement every Friday for the academic year.
  • Inoculations
  • DBS clearance
  • Successful college interview and NHS induction

Apply Now

Starting 2nd September 2021 - Ending - 24th June 2022REF J203N002

If you are aged 16-18:

Free

This study programme is free for students, who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, and students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for this course).

This course is full. By applying you will be placed on a waiting list.

Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?

Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.

If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

Fee : £4200.00

This is a full level 3 course

The fee quoted is for the academic year 21/22.

Starting 3rd September 2021 - Ending - 27th June 2022REF J203N001

Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Monday 13:00 — 15:00 12 Quays
Thursday 09:00 — 12:00 12 Quays
Friday 09:00 — 16:00 12 Quays

If you are aged 16-18:

Free

This study programme is free for students, who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, and students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for this course).

This course is full. By applying you will be placed on a waiting list.

Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?

Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.

If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

Fee : £4200.00

This is a full level 3 course

The fee quoted is for the academic year 21/22.


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