Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care

Course: Health & Social Care Extended Diploma FL3 Yr 1 - QCF
Code: QSEDL3HSC1/F011H
Location: Hartford Campus
Dates: 11/09/2017 to 05/07/2019
Times: 09.10 to 16.30
Hours/week: 11.00
Weeks: 34

Course: Health & Social Care Extended Diploma FL3 Yr 2 - QCF
Code: QSEDL3HSC1/F012H
Location: Hartford Campus
Dates: 11/09/2017 to 29/06/2018
Times: 09.10 to 16.30
Hours/week: 11.00
Weeks: 34

COURSE BREAKDOWN

Email:
info@midchesh.ac.uk

Phone:
01606 74444

What is the programme structure?

This is a vocational course delivered by professionally qualified lecturers. The course requires a minimum of 300 hours within placements in a variety of health and social care settings. This valuable opportunity enhances communication skills, supports the underpinning knowledge; allowing students to put theory into practice. This experience enables students to make an informed choice towards choosing the right higher education course / career.

The course consists of 18 modules over a period of two years. Modules include: -
• Communication Skills for Health & Social Care
• Equality, Diversity & Rights in Health Care
• Research
• Anatomy & Physiology
• Health Promotion
• Complementary Therapies
• Health Psychology

Who is the programme for?

BTEC Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care provides students with a recognised career pathway towards health, social care and people orientated careers, for example:
• Nursing and Midwifery
• Occupational Therapy
• Health Studies
• Environmental Studies
• Social Work
• Care Assistants
• Carers in Homes and the Community

How long does it take to complete?
2 years

What qualifications do I need?

4 GCSEs at grade A* - C or equivalent. A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will also be required.

What does it include?

This course includes a Study Programme 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 key theme of Study Programmes at Level 3 will be the development of personal, social and enterprise skills to enable progression to higher levels of study or employment.

As well as your core qualification you will study GCSE or Functional Skills in English or Maths plus English and maths development as part of the core qualification.

Learners will also undertake personal progress planning and pastoral education. Plus additional personal development activity which may include work experience and projects.

Are there any special facilities for the programme?
Equipped skills room.

Will there be any extra costs involved?

DBS Check
Polo shirt for Placement (£11)
Text Books (£20)

How is the programme assessed?
You will learn through projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. All units are assessed and graded and an overall grade awarded.

What award will I achieve?
Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care

Examining/Validating Body:
EDEXCEL.

What can I do next?

You will be able to progress on to a relevant health or care related degree. Alternatively, you may wish to consider employment as a support worker in the caring field or a career in the NHS or Social Services.

Equal Opportunities:

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 info@midchesh.ac.uk For students aged 19 years and over at the start of the course please contact the college for further information on the course fee.



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