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This course is for you if: If you are currently working in the Health and Social Care field and wish to gain a level 4 qualification. For those working in the Health and Social Care field, this course will build on your existing experience and enable you to develop specific knowledge, skills and values relevant to the context of social care and possibly an NVQ level 4. Timetable: to be confirmed Course Duration (s): to be confirmed Course Start Date (s): September 2010 Fee Information: The College charges a range of fees, primarily Home and Overseas. Under 19s assessed as Home, do not pay the course fees, we only charge a 20 enrolment fee which is refunded if you complete the course. Home students over 19 undertaking their First Full Level 2 (equivalent to 5 GCSE A-C) or their First Full Level 3 (equivalent to BTEC National or 2 ALevels) will be charged 20 enrolment fee plus any examination fees. For Home students over 19 receiving certain state benefits, the 20 enrolment is charged and not refundable. In all other instances, you will be charged the Home-EU or Overseas Fee. Entry Requirements Applicants will need to be at least 18 years old by the 1st September 2009. You will need to have a relevant Level 3 qualification such as: BTEC National Qualification Advanced GNVQ AVCE Double Award Access Qualification 1 A Level or 2 AS Levels Advanced Diploma If your first language is not English, you should have a minimum score of 6.0 in IELTS alongside a UK or equivalent international qualification. Applicants will be required to attend a College interview and may need to complete an assessment test. About the course: You will have the opportunity to develop your skills, knowledge and competencies within a wide variety of health and social care settings. There will be opportunities for personal and professional development, including reflective practice, self appraisal, problem-solving and critical enquiry. Year 1: Compulsory units ?- Managing Business Resource in Care Settings ?- Work-based Learning ?- Introduction to Care Policy Optional Units ?- The Social Context of Disability ?- Care Practice in the Community ?- Concepts of Social & Emotional Development ?- Language & the Child Year 2: ?- Self & Disability ?- Ethics of Care ?- Introduction to Research Processes ?- Contemporary Issues in Care ?- Empowering & Supporting Individuals ?- Health Promotion in an Early Years Setting Assessment: Formal assessment will take a variety of forms - leading to the development of a range of valuable skills (both academic and vocational) in addition to assessment of core learning. This will include oral presentations, group and individual projects, reports, essays and exams. Industry based projects will include employer input and evaluation. Throughout the course, informal formative assessment activities will enable students to reflect on their own ongoing progress. These activities - designed by lecturers to check student learning - will include seminar activities, role play, online quizzes and group discussions. After the course: On successful completion, you can progress onto studying for a BA (Honours) or BSc (Honours) degree, in the field of Health & Social Care. You could also move into a range of careers within the health and social care, voluntary or independent sector.

This course is for you if: If you are currently working in the Health and Social Care field and wish to gain a level 4 qualification. For those working in the Health and Social Care field, this course will build on your existing experience and enable you to develop specific knowledge, skills and values relevant to the context of social care and possibly an NVQ level 4. Timetable: to be confirmed...

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