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Health & Social Care BTEC National Diploma Level 3

Thanet College

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Course Overview This nationally recognised 2 year course prepares you for employment or higher education within the Health and Social Care profession. It is the equivalent of 3 A Levels. During the course you will attend vocational practice within Health and Social Care settings. Visiting speakers are invited to talk about the wide range of jobs within the sector and you will have an opportunity to visit some of these environments. Course Structure There are a number of areas covered by the course which are listed below: Developing Effective Communication in Health and Social Care Equality, Diversity and Rights in Health and Social Care Health, Safety and Security in Health and Social Care Development Through the Life Stages Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care Personal and Professional Development in Health and Social Care Sociological Perspectives for Health and Social Care Psychological Perspectives for Health and Social Care Qualification Aims To provide an in-depth understanding of Health and Social care that can be used to gain employment or lead onto higher education. AssessmentsExaminations All of the units have an assignment attached that must be completed to at least a pass level for successful completion of the course. Cost Equipment Tuition is free for 16-19s. Additional costs: ?35 contribution to course materials. ?42 CRB check. Travel to work placementsAny text books that you may wish to purchase. Start Date September 2010 Requirement You will need to have a positive report from school or College. 4 GCSEs at grade A-C one of which must be in English, or Merit at GNVQ Intermediate Level, or Merit in the BTEC First Diploma in Caring and an interest in caring for others. Applicants over the age of 19 may be accepted without these qualifications. A Criminal Records Bureau check is required of students entering the Health & Social Care profession.

Course Overview This nationally recognised 2 year course prepares you for employment or higher education within the Health and Social Care profession. It is the equivalent of 3 A Levels. During the course you will attend vocational practice within Health and Social Care settings. Visiting speakers are invited to talk about the wide range of jobs within the sector and you will have an opportunity...

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