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Part Time Higher National Certificate in Health and Social Care (Care Practice)

Northern Regional College

HNC (Higher National Certificate) , Health And Social Care

Course Description

Higher National Certificate in Health and Social Care (Care Practice)-- Duration 2 years, Part-time Awarding Body Edexcel Entry Requirements Mature applicants (18 +) at supervisory or management levels may be considered. All applicants must satisfy ACCESS NI, health and reference checks. Applicants not employed in a related field, will undertake placements in the Social Care Services one day per week for the duration of the course. Course Content You will study ten units which can include the following: Understanding abuse Health and Safety Communicating in Health & Social Care Social Policy Psychology for Health & Social Care Course Aims To equip individuals with underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills for success in employment in the health and social care sector at supervisory or management levels or as a foundation to further study at degree level. It is delivered by experienced staff who provide a supportive and encouraging learning environment. Special Features The ability to apply theory to practice is an essential aspect of the course. Students must spend a minimum of 200 - 400 hours in placement in a range of care settings over the two years of the course. Failure to complete the necessary hours in placement will mean the course cannot be successfully completed. The course also involves educational visits to care settings and guest speakers. Assessment Methods Units will be assessed through essays, practical observations, research projects, seminar presentations and examinations. AchievementsQualifications Edexcel Level 5 Higher National Certificate in Health and Social Care. Higher National Certificate in Health and Social Care (Care Practice). Progression Routes Successful students can progress to a wide range of Level 5 degree programmes including Nursing, Teaching, Public Services and Health Care, Social Work, Youth and Community Work and Psychology.

Higher National Certificate in Health and Social Care (Care Practice)-- Duration 2 years, Part-time Awarding Body Edexcel Entry Requirements Mature applicants (18 +) at supervisory or management levels may be considered. All applicants must satisfy ACCESS NI, health and reference checks. Applicants not employed in a related field, will undertake placements in the Social Care Services one day per...

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