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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: The essential entry requirements for this course are: A minimum of five GCSEs at grades A star to C. These must include English Language, Maths and ideally Science.* BTEC First Diploma in a related subject at Distinction level and GCSEs (or level 2 equivalent*) at grades C or above in English and Maths.* An interview which involves a presentation by staff, individual and group activities and a 1:1 interview with a member of the Health & Social Care team. Two appropriate references, a CRB check and appropriate work experience In addition to these essential requirements you need to be able to demonstrate a good attendance record, evidence of recent academic study, good interpersonal skills, the ability to work with others, a commitment to or an interest in a career in Health & Social Care and a positive attitude. Preparation for interview You will be required to bring with you to interview the following documents. This is so we can support and guide you with your application. A copy of your latest schoolcollege reportattendance data and predicted grades Copies of qualifications you have already achieved A current and up-to-date CV Birth Certificate Passport Full or Provisional driving licence (if you have one) National Insurance Card Current bank statement or Utility bill WHO IS THE COURSE FOR? The course has been developed to focus on any individual wishing to pursue employment with the Health & Social Care sector or who wish to access Higher Education (HE). You need to be prepared to study independently and challenge yourself to achieve high standards of success. This is an advanced level course and achievement at Distinction attracts 360 UCAS points. *Please note: Many Universities require evidence of GCSE English Maths and probably Science at grade C or above in addition to Distinction at level 3. Equivalent level 2 qualifications in these subjects may not be accepted by the University of your choice. WHAT WILL I LEARN? You will benefit from gaining a number of core units as well as a wide range of specialist units. You will also benefit from gaining work experience in a range of Health & Social Care settings. These opportunities will aid career choices and potentially attract learners into the health & social care professions. The course is made up of 13 core units and plus a range of specialist units some examples of these units are:- Core Units Public Health Developing Effective Communication in Health and Social Care Physiology of Fluid Balance Equality, Diversity and Rights in Health and Social Care Mobility and Exercise for Health and Social Care Health, Safety and Security in Health and Social Care Communicable Diseases Development Through the Life Stages Environmental Health Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care Vocational Experience for Health and Social Care Personal and Professional Development in Health and Social Care Students will also be required to complete a minimum 300 hours work placement (Health Care, Learning Disabilities & Early Years) over the 2 years Sociological Perspectives for Health & Social Care Please Note: Psychological Perspectives for Health & Social Care These Units can be subject to change Physiological Disorders Introduction to Microbiology for Health and Social Care Specialist units Caring for Children and Young Adults Supporting & Protecting Adults HOW WILL I LEARN? The course lends itself to creative delivery, using learners work experience as the focal point and enabling learning to be as active, practical and work-related as possible. Alongside this, it provides robust opportunities for learners to gain knowledge and understanding of a wide range of subject areas relating to health and social care. A key feature is also the opportunity throughout the duration of the programme for learners to produce a personal and professional development portfolio, which links many aspects of their programme, as well as experiences outside the pro

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: The essential entry requirements for this course are: A minimum of five GCSEs at grades A star to C. These must include English Language, Maths and ideally Science.* BTEC First Diploma in a related subject at Distinction level and GCSEs (or level 2 equivalent*) at grades C or above in English and Maths.* An interview which involves a presentation by staff, individual and...

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