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Full Time BTEC Higher National Diploma in Health and Social Care

South West College

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10040651 BTEC Higher National Diploma in Health & Social Care Duration: 2 Years Campus: Enniskillen, Dungannon Awarding Body: Edexcel Background: This course is designed for those students who wish to develop a career in care or related areas and for those who wish to progress to Degree level programmes. It is a course requirement that students undertake a placement in a health or social care setting for a minimum of 200 hours. Course Content: Students will study Core Units as listed below and Optional Units available on request. Core Units ? Communicating in Health and Social Care ? Principles of Practice ? Ensuring Health and Safety ? Continuing Development A ? Working in Partnership ? Health and Social Care Research Project. Progression: Students may progress onto other relevant Higher Education courses. Career pathways include management positions within areas of the health and social care sector. Additional Information: *All students undertaking courses in this category are required to complete and clear Access NI checks (Protection of Children and vulnerable Adults) in order to proceed with these qualifications. There is a charge administered by the organisation responsible for checking in the region of ?35 per check. Entry Requirements Applicants should possess at least one of the following: ? BTEC National Diploma Certificate in a relevant subject such as Beauty Therapy, Science or Business ? Four GCSEs to include English, Biology and Mathematics plus an 'A' Level in a science related subject ? NVQ level 3 Beauty Therapy Certificate, ? A registered Nurse's qualification ? Access Course ? Other related Level 3 qualifications including the Irish Leaving Certificate or equivalent. ? The equivalent to any of the above applications are also welcome from mature students who do not satisfy the entry requirements set out above, but have relevant experience. ? All applicants are interviewed before a place on the course is granted.

10040651 BTEC Higher National Diploma in Health & Social Care Duration: 2 Years Campus: Enniskillen, Dungannon Awarding Body: Edexcel Background: This course is designed for those students who wish to develop a career in care or related areas and for those who wish to progress to Degree level programmes. It is a course requirement that students undertake a placement in a health or social care...

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