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Health & Social Care - Nursing BTEC First Diploma Level 2

Lewisham College

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Important Information This course was formerly Pre-Access to Nursing. Is this course for me? This course gives you a general understanding of the knowledge and skills required for nursing and health related occupations. Subjects studied include science, professional studies, literacy and numeracy. What will I study? This course offers a broad introduction to nursing in the health and social care sector and gives students the opportunity to develop personal and basic skills including communications, application of number and IT. Subjects: Communications and individual rights Individual needs within care settings Anatomy and physiology Cultural diversity in health and care Health and social care services Human lifespan development Impact of diet on health What can I do next? This can lead to progression to either Access to Nursing, BTEC National Diploma in Health and Social Care, or NVQs with appropriate employment. This can lead to employment in: Support work Care or health assistance What are the entry requirements? You will need to have ideally completed a BTEC Introductory Diploma Certificate with a pass at merit level or above. Students without any formal qualifications are also welcome to apply. All applicants are invited to complete an assessment test and interview. How will I be assessed? Assessment takes the form of assignments. Students also meet regularly with their course tutor to discuss progress. What will it cost? If you are under 19 and a home student, in most circumstances, you don't pay any fees. However, you will need to find this out when you apply. Course fee: ?1350 Exam fee: ?100 Please note: For courses of more than one year, the fees stated apply to the first year of the 20092010 academic year only.

Important Information This course was formerly Pre-Access to Nursing. Is this course for me? This course gives you a general understanding of the knowledge and skills required for nursing and health related occupations. Subjects studied include science, professional studies, literacy and numeracy. What will I study? This course offers a broad introduction to nursing in the health and social care...

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