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Part Time Social Care Foundation Degree FdA Subject to Approval

Skelmersdale and Ormskirk College

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Part Time Social Care Foundation Degree FdA Subject to Approval Course Overview For a Part Time Foundation Degree you do not need to apply through UCAS. This Foundation Degree course in Social Care (Social Work Studies) will concentrate on the vocational aspects of Social Care. This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop Social Care, higher education skills and focus upon the study of theoretical and contemporary issues faced by organisations on a regional, national and international level. This course will prepare you for the challenges of entering the world of social care. Start Date Duration Venue 13 September 2010 Part Time Monday 1.30pm - 8.30pm Westbank Campus, Skelmersdale Who The Course is for This course is ideal for qualified workers across the care sector, or those with a relevant Level 3 qualification who wish to develop their knowledge and skills to pursue a career or progress within this area of work. Course Content You will study: Year 1 - Personal & Professional Development 1. - Work Based Learning 1. - Assessing Social Care. - Contemporary Social Care. - Anti-Discrimination Practice. - Communication and Values. Year 2 - Personal & Professional Development 2. - Work Based Learning 2. - Social Care Issues. - Research Project. - Comparative Social Care Systems. - Introduction to Social Psychology. Entry RequirementsLearning & Assessment Methods You will learn through a series of:- Lectures, Group Work, Practical Sessions, Workshops, Tutorials, Distance Learning, Research and Evaluation. Qualifications Gained If you successfully complete the course, you will gain a Foundation Degree in Social Care. (Validated by Leeds Metropolitan University)(Subject to Approval). Progression Opportunities If you complete the Foundation Degree to an appropriate standard and would like to continue with your studies, you will be offered the opportunity to complete your education to BSc (Hons) level at Newcastle College or alternatively at another institution. Career Opportunities Students from this course may wish to progress in to careers in the field of Social Care. Some of the roles you may wish to move into include youth offending teams, educational welfare officers, drug and alchol abuse and opportunities in social services. Course Costs Course costs may be subject to change. These quoted course costs may not apply for Further Education students resident in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland but are applicable to students from England and the remainder of the EU. You will normally have to pay for course items such as stationery, books and equipment. Some courses have placements or visits which may have costs attached. If you need information on any financial support that may be available to help you with fees or study costs on this course.

Part Time Social Care Foundation Degree FdA Subject to Approval Course Overview For a Part Time Foundation Degree you do not need to apply through UCAS. This Foundation Degree course in Social Care (Social Work Studies) will concentrate on the vocational aspects of Social Care. This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop Social Care, higher education skills and focus upon the...

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