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Course Description There are a variety of jobs both in the private and public sectors of Health and Social Care, with a Btec qualification you will be provided with the skills you need to work in this field and a qualification that will allow you to progress towards university where you can study to be a nurse, a midwife, a social worker a youth worker or other related roles. You will study eight units including: Communication and Individual Rights, Anatomy and Physiology, The Impact of Diet on Health and Human Lifespan Development. In addition you will study Communication, numeracy and IT skills alongside your main qualification. In addition you will undertake a mandatory period of work experience. What background and qualifications do you need to join? You need to have 2 or more GCSEs at D or above (one must be English), OR a Foundation GNVQ at merit grade or above, OR an equivalent Level 1 qualification. If you have experience in the field of Health and Care but no formal qualifications you can undertake an initial assessment to determine if you are able to cope with the demands of the course. Please be aware that all those working in Health Care are required to have an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau check, this will be arranged by the college. If your CRB check reveals that you have a criminal record you may not be able to take up your place on the course, if already enrolled you may be required to withdraw from the course. What does the course lead to? If you successfully achieve a Merit or above you will be able to move onto the Level 3 Certificate course or you may decide to move directly into work. What are the facilities and equipment like? Skills Centres, with plenty of visual research material, including books, slides, journals, CD ROMS and Internet access are available for your use. Trained staff are able to help you with careers and educational guidance (including help with applications to university). Additional help with English and Maths is available if you need extra tuition in these subjects and a counselling service is provided for students needing personal support. We have a day nursery on site at Wornington for 2-5 year-olds. How much should I study outside class? You will need to spend approximately 8 - 10 hours outside the class engaged in personal study How is the course assessed? The course is assessed by continual assessment throughout the year Are any course materials online? Course materials will be available on the student intranet What books and equipment do I need? You will be advised of any books and equipment at induction. What else do I need to buy? What extra costs are there? You may need to pay for excursions out of the college. Requirements All students are admitted to the College on the basis that they: Agree to comply with the KCC student code of conduct Provide original documentation that confirms entry qualifications. Meet the course entry requirements Provide information so that a school or college reference can be obtained if you are between 16-19 years old

Course Description There are a variety of jobs both in the private and public sectors of Health and Social Care, with a Btec qualification you will be provided with the skills you need to work in this field and a qualification that will allow you to progress towards university where you can study to be a nurse, a midwife, a social worker a youth worker or other related roles. You will study eight...

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