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Part Time Social and Community Care Foundation Degree

Bradford College

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Modules Covered At Level 1 you will study the following comprehensive modules: Personal and Professional Development 1A Work Based Learning 1A Key Perspectives in Sociology Introduction to Psychology and Interpersonal Skills Social Policy Personal and Professional Development 1B Work Based Learning 1B At Level 2 you move onto the following modules: Personal and Professional Development 2A Work Based Learning 2A Community Studies Multi-Disciplinary Practice in Community settings Personal and Professional Development 2B Work Based Learning 2B Principles of Research The Elective modules for this course are: Level 1 Introduction to Care Services Introduction to Mental Health Care Services Level 2 Community Care Practice Community Care and Mental Health Teaching Methods Our learning and teaching strategies have been designed to develop your key skills, transferable employment skills, community development skills and to link theory with practice in a variety of challenging and stimulating ways. In particular, the Personal Development Planning and Work Based Learning modules will enhance your learning and help you to develop useful techniques for your future work. Work PlacementFieldwork The work-based element of the course is designed to support you if you already work within the sector. We expect you to experience 300 hours of work-based learning at each level (pro rata for part-time). Course Overview This specialist degree is ideal if you are looking to work in social care in a professional capacity. We aim to provide you with a range of knowledge and skills to help you to gain or maintain employment within the field of social and community care. Course Structure Throughout the programme, you will gain the knowledge and critical understanding of concepts, principles and practice essential for providing advice, support and protection to society`s vulnerable groups. We have structured this programme to make sure you consistently progress using the key elements, such as Personal Development and Planning (PDP), work-based learning and supporting theory and skills. Although these key elements deliver different aspects of the programme, they are designed to complement each other. Learning Methods Face-to-face learning and work-based learning will be supported and enhanced through the use of our Virtual Learning Environment, which we can also use to keep contact with you where necessary. Assessment We use a range of assessment methods. Our aim is for you to develop your knowledge through both understanding and use. Both the task and the assessment criteria will be clearly explained to you within a module outline, or an assignment brief, or both. Our challenging methods include: practice-based assignments, case studies, presentations, problem-based scenarios, simulations, portfolios, reflective assignments and negotiated learning contracts. Entry Requirements The programme caters for a range of entry qualifications and applications from mature students are actively encouraged. All applicants are invited to contact the Admissions Office or the Course Tutor for guidance and informal discussion. All prospective students meeting the criteria will be invited for interview. You should possess a minimum of three passes at GCSE Grade C or above and two A Levels, or the equivalent, such as AS Levels, BTEC, GNVQ Advanced, or successful completion of an accredited access course. Mature applicants are actively encouraged. Applicants will be required to produce evidence of their ability to benefit from Higher Education level study. Successful completion of an accredited access course, short courses and relevant work experience may be taken into account. You may be required to submit a piece of written work as part of their application. A satisfactory Enhanced CRB Disclosure and health check are also required. Some credit points may be gained through prior experience and learning. What`s Next? Completion of the Foundation Degree will offer you a progr

Modules Covered At Level 1 you will study the following comprehensive modules: Personal and Professional Development 1A Work Based Learning 1A Key Perspectives in Sociology Introduction to Psychology and Interpersonal Skills Social Policy Personal and Professional Development 1B Work Based Learning 1B At Level 2 you move onto the following modules: Personal and Professional Development 2A Work...

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