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BTEC Higher National Certificate in Health and Social Care

Southern Regional College

HNC (Higher National Certificate) , Health And Social Care

Course Description

BTEC HIGHER NATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE Who is this course for? This course with a newly designed syllabus provides a Higher Education qualification on a part-time basis for adults interested in career progression in the care sector. It is also an excellent qualification for those interested in pursuing Higher Education professional qualifications such as Nursing or Social Work. Ideally students who enrol should have work experience in the care sector. However students can be provided with relevant work placement to enhance their skills and knowledge. How long is this course for? 2 years part time What will I study? Subjects covered include: Communicating in Health and Social Care Working in Partnership Understanding Abuse Principles of Practice Psychology for Health and Social Care Counselling Skills Development and Practice Attendance Part Time How will I be assessed? Students will be assessed in five modules of study each year. Assessment will include assignment work, case studies, recorded skills assessment and class based examinations. What can I do after the course? Students may wish to proceed to complete their HND in Health and Social Care. They may also proceed to a relevant University Degree course in Nursing, Social Work, Occupational Therapy or other Degrees in areas such as Psychology or Sociology. This qualification may also lead to further career advancement in the social care sector. How do I apply? Complete an application form (available from each campus) and return it to the Admissions Office at one of the campuses listed below. Applicants will be required to attend an interview.

BTEC HIGHER NATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE Who is this course for? This course with a newly designed syllabus provides a Higher Education qualification on a part-time basis for adults interested in career progression in the care sector. It is also an excellent qualification for those interested in pursuing Higher Education professional qualifications such as Nursing or Social...

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