What is the programme structure?
Study units including Health and Safety, Nutrition, Communication and Creative Activities.
The course is made up of units covering subjects in
Human Lifestyle Development
Creative & Therapeutic Activities
Vocational Experience Communication & Individual Rights
Anatomy and Physiology
Who is the programme for?
The course will appeal to students who have a keen interest in health and social care and wish to study a practical work related course. The course is equivalent to 4 GCSEs at grade C and above.
How long does it take to complete?
1 year, 4 days a week
What qualifications do I need?
4 GCSEs at grade D or above or equivalent. A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be required.
What does it include?
The Study Programme aims to provide learners with a coherent and enriching curriculum which will provide them with the academic, social and employability skills to progress to further or higher education or employment. The content of the study programme is designed to broaden the learner experience beyond the main qualification of study. The study programme includes GCSE or Functional Skills in English or Maths. Learners will also undertake personal progress planning and pastoral education, plus tutorial and enrichment
You will carry out work experience in a variety of health care settings for a minimum of 25 hours/5 days.
Are there any special facilities for the programme?
Equipped skills room.
Will there be any extra costs involved?
You will need to purchase a uniform (£11) and have a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check (approx. £44) Text Book £20.
How is the programme assessed?
Work experience in a relevant setting is an essential part of the course. Students will complete eight units, which include interpersonal skills, life span development and care needs, the caring environment and diet & nutrition. There are 2 externally set assessments which take place in January and June, all other assessments are internally assessed.
What award will I achieve?
Level 2 BTEC Extended Certificate in Health & Social Care
What can I do next?
You may be able to progress on to the BTEC 90 credit Diploma in Health and Social Care. Alternatively, you will be prepared for employment in registered care homes, NHS, community work and the voluntary sector.
Mid Cheshire College is committed to the implementation of a policy to achieve equality of opportunity for all staff, students and members of the community it serves. In doing so the College will actively work to achieve equality regardless of age, race, skin colour, disability, gender, marital status, sexuality and faith.
The College supports the government initiative ‘Every Child Matters’ and ‘Youth Matters’ and all courses include elements which contribute to students achieving the five outcomes, namely, being healthy, staying safe, enjoying and achieving, making a positive contribution and achieving economic well-being.
How do I get further information?
Contact the college on 01606 74444 alternatively visit the website www.midchesh.ac.uk or email email@example.com For students aged 19 years and over at the start of the course please contact the college for further information on the course fee.
Location: Hartford Campus
Dates: 04/09/2017 to 29/06/2018
Times: 00.00 to 00.00
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