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Edexcel Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Society, Health & Development

Barrow Sixth Form College

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Edexcel Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Society, Health & Development Entry Requirements 5 GCSEs at grade C or above including Mathematics and English. Good ICT skills. About the Course This diploma qualification covers the following employment sectors: Healthcare Social Care Children's Services Community Justice The Principal Learning consists of 6 units, 4 of which are assessed through coursework and 2 are assessed by exam. The titles of these units are: The Sectors in Context Principles and Values in Practice Partnership Working Communication and Information Sharing Personal and Professional Development in the Work Environment Safeguarding and Protecting Individuals and Society The Extended Project for Society, Health and Development is a theoretical written project on any topic that links to the Principal Learning for Society, Health and Development. You will start this in the springsummer term of Year 1 and complete this during the autumn term of Year 2. The Additional Learning component will be covered by one of your other A level choices at college. Work Experience You will also have to complete 20 days work placement for the Advanced Diploma during the 2 years of the course. This will be organised for you by the college's work experience co-ordinator. Progression The SHD Diploma is designed by employers to enable students to go onto future careers in four major job sectors - children's services, health services, community justice and the adult social care sectors. Some examples of the many possible career areas include nursing, teaching, social work, police and community work. You can use this qualification to go into employment, do a vocational training course or gain a place at university on a degree course. There are a wide range of higher education courses you can progress onto after gaining an Advanced Diploma in Society, Health and Development. Examples of possible degree courses include Nursing, Early Years and Primary Teaching, Speech and Language Therapy, Childhood Studies, Social Work, Youth and Community Studies, Police and Community Justice Studies, Health Promotion, Occupational Therapy and Counselling.

Edexcel Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Society, Health & Development Entry Requirements 5 GCSEs at grade C or above including Mathematics and English. Good ICT skills. About the Course This diploma qualification covers the following employment sectors: Healthcare Social Care Children's Services Community Justice The Principal Learning consists of 6 units, 4 of which are assessed through coursework...

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