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Full Time Health and Social Care First Diploma in Health and Social Care

Stockport College

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Full Time Health & Social Care : First Diploma in Health & Social Care Is this course for you? This course will appeal to you if you are interested in working with and helping people in Health and Social Care. The course will provide the knowledge and understanding required to work in the Health and Social Care and covers: individual health and dietary needs, communication skills, human body systems, diversity and development through the life stages. How long is the course? 1 Year When you will be attending. You will attend 3 days per week between 9.30am - 3.45pm. When does the course start? September What's the course about? The course involves the study of vocational units which are:- Core Units - complete both units Communication and Individual Rights within the Health and Social Care Sectors Individual Needs within the Health and Social Care Sectors Specialist Units - choose four units Vocational Experience in a Health or Social Care Setting Cultural Diversity in Health and Social Care Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care Human Lifespan Development Creative and Therapeutic Activities in Health and Social Care Health and Social Care Services The Impact of Diet on Health On the course you will be taught by staff who have worked in the health and social care profession. The staff will use the interactive whiteboard in your teaching sessions which for example enables you to watch DVDs relevant to the course on a large screen, and play interactive quiz games. You will have access to the practical care room which simulates real care settings e.g. hospital bed, hoist to lift clients. Your personal tutor will help and support you with your studies. Is work experience a necessary part of the course? 2 - one week placements in a Health or Social Care setting will be offered. How will you be assessed? The course is assessed through an assignment for each unit. There are no exams for this qualification. What qualification will you achieve? First Diploma in Health and Social Care. What can this course lead to? It can lead to the Double A-level Health and Social Care course or the National Diploma in Health Studies or Childcare or to many careers in working with people such as Social Work, Teaching or Nursing.

Full Time Health & Social Care : First Diploma in Health & Social Care Is this course for you? This course will appeal to you if you are interested in working with and helping people in Health and Social Care. The course will provide the knowledge and understanding required to work in the Health and Social Care and covers: individual health and dietary needs, communication skills, human body...

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