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Part Time Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care

Northbrook College Sussex

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Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care Course Length: 2 Years Site: Broadwater Campus Attendance: Part Time Course Code: DHFHS1 Day : Time : Start Wednesday 09:00-17:00 21-Sep-2010 ABC (Fee per year) A-Full fee, B-Discounted fee for full payment at time of enrolment, C-Concessionary fee for people in receipt of specified benefits The Course The Foundation Degree has been developed to provide an opportunity for continuing professional development for staff in health and social care. Such opportunities are limited in the sector and the development seeks to improve the quality and range of training and professional development beyond NVQ Level 4. The first level of the Foundation Degree can also lead to the Registered Managers Award (RMA). Course Content Level 1 (Year 1) of the course offers a range of modules covering the main areas of management and practice development for staff working in Social Care. Level 1 also enables students to undertake modules related to the Registered Managers Award. On completion of Level 1, students may graduate with a Foundation Certificate in Health and Social Care or continue to Level 2 (Year 2), all students undertake a module on research methods and a small scale work based research project. Other modules are selected to provide for continuing professional development as either a manager or a senior practitioner in health and social care. . ProgressionCareer Path The development of this course conforms to the strategic direction taken by the NHS leading to the development of assistant practitioner roles. Successful students completing the Foundation Degree may be able to progress onto one of a number of Honours Degree courses at the University of Brightons Health Faculty. Entry Requirements All students must work in Health andor Social Care. Students will normally have a Level 3 NVQ or equivalent in a subject related to Health and Social Care. All students will normally have at least two years experience working or volunteering in either health or social care. Students undertaking the management pathway must be in the management role in health and social care. In addition, candidates must demonstrate that they are sufficiently mature, capable and motivated to meet the requirements of the programme and should be able to provide evidence of a range of practical skills. Applications Complete the application form obtainable from the College and send it to: Admissions Office Northbrook College Freepost 975 Littlehampton Road Worthing West Sussex BN12 6NU Further Details If you would like further information about this course or any other courses offered by Northbrook College. AssessmentExams Continuous assessment through Assignments

Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care Course Length: 2 Years Site: Broadwater Campus Attendance: Part Time Course Code: DHFHS1 Day : Time : Start Wednesday 09:00-17:00 21-Sep-2010 ABC (Fee per year) A-Full fee, B-Discounted fee for full payment at time of enrolment, C-Concessionary fee for people in receipt of specified benefits The Course The Foundation Degree has been developed to provide...

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