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This course is aimed at young people who wish to work in the rewarding Social Care sector. The course focuses on improving your knowledge and practical work placement skills to help you find work within the sector.
This Level 3 Certificate is vocationally based and includes topics such as:
There will also be a substantial element of work placement, where you can gain practical skills and knowledge of the Social Care sector.
Relevant Level 2 qualification plus English and maths at grade 4/C or above or 4 GCSE's including English and maths at grade 4/C or above.
Satisfactory interview, assessment and school report and/or reference.
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.
No specialist equipment, work placement T Shirt will be provided.
Students are assessed through assignments and workbooks. Assignments will include practical activities on work placement.
You need to show a good standard of IT, show motivation and consideration for others.
Work placement for this qualification is a compulsory part of this course. All students will be subject to the DBS Disclosure and Barring Services (formly CRB)
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 (grade 4 or above) in English and maths
- Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips
This course and your work placement should give you a head start in finding employment in the Health and Social Care sector. The knowledge gained will be recognized by employer/apprenticeship frameworks.
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When does this course run?
Starts 07th Sep 2018 - Ends 26th Jun 2019
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 an Education, Health & Care Plan.
If you are aged 19 or over:
Fee : £750.00
Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you if you are aged 19-23 and you do not already have a level 3 qualification. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.
If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for this course).
The fee quoted is for the academic year 2017-18. Course fees for 2018-19 will be confirmed in due course.
For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm (all year round) and Wednesdays and Thursdays 10am-6.30pm (term time only).
This information was current on 21st August, 2018 and may be subject to change.