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HNC SOCIAL CARE - FLEXIBLE LEARNING Who is this course aimed at? The main aim of this programme is to provide an integrated course of values, skills and knowledge to equip you in working effectively in a range of care settings. The programme design is based on collaboration with employers and universities enabling you, on successful completion, to enter employment or higher education. How and where will I study? One year full-time (two days at College and two days placement) or part-time opportunities may be available if already working within the social care sector. What will I study on this course? A unique feature of this course is the embedding of the 4 SVQ Core Units from the Health and Social Care Level 3 award. This SVQ element will be assessed whilst you participate in a minimum of 60 days social care placement (two days per week) within Angus Council Social Work and Health, Ark Community Networks, Rossie Secure Accommodation Services and Day Care Centres for older people. This substantially increases employment prospects. In addition to this strong practical element of learning the course also provides you with the opportunity to study subjects such as Sociology, Psychology, Social Care Theory and Social Policy. Optional units reflecting social care specialism's such as Secure Care Settings, Learning Disability and Loss & Grief can be studied on a flexible Learning basis. This is particularly useful for those in employment wishing to continue professional development. Your final piece of work is a practicaltherapeutic activity carried out at placement whereby you plan, implement and evaluate. This challenging project is graded at either A, B or C pass. Job and progression routes? University degree programmes in Social Work. Support worker, social carecommunity care officer. Requirement Formalinformal care experience is desirable. Entry is subject to a selection process which consists of an interview with College and placement staff, one satisfactory reference and a demonstration of written communication skills. All successful candidates will require to undergo a Disclosure Scotland check prior to placement. School Leavers should have achievements at Higher level and relevant experience. Adult Returners should be able to demonstrate the potential to work at this advanced level.

HNC SOCIAL CARE - FLEXIBLE LEARNING Who is this course aimed at? The main aim of this programme is to provide an integrated course of values, skills and knowledge to equip you in working effectively in a range of care settings. The programme design is based on collaboration with employers and universities enabling you, on successful completion, to enter employment or higher education. How and...

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