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Part Time Supported and Community Housing Foundation Degree

Bradford College

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Modules Covered Level 1: Personal Development Planning 1A Work Based Learning 1A Key Perspectives in Sociology Introduction to Psychology and Interpersonal Skills Personal Development Planning 1B Work-Based Learning 1B Housing Organisations: Policy and Context 1 Legal Aspects of Supported and Community Housing Level 2: Personal Development Planning 2A Work Based Learning 2A Housing, Neighbourhoods and Sustainable Communities Multi-Disciplinary Practice in Community Settings Personal Development Planning 2B Work Based Learning 2B Housing Organisations: Policy and Context 2 Principles of Research Teaching Methods A range of teaching and assessment methods are used within the course. 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 methods include: practice-based assignments, case studies, presentations, multi-cultural management problems, projects, problem-based scenarios, simulations, portfolios, reflective assignments and negotiated learning contracts. Work PlacementFieldwork The purpose of this course is for you to experience the benefits of work-based learning and to develop your skills of evaluation of your past, present and future activity at work. You will develop a deeper understanding of the contexts in which housing support work is undertaken, and gain the skills required for you to work with a variety of differing client groups. Course Overview This unique and engaging degree covers the areas of housing, training and education with a strong focus on the needs of supported housing organisations and others, and is concerned with both housing and community development. Course Structure We have designed this award to respond to local and national employers` needs for people who can demonstrate their knowledge and skills in activities such as: principles of customer service, helping service user involvement, inter-professional working, sustaining, supporting and promoting independent living and social care, the application of community work and community development models and values within the social housing and supported housing sectors. Learning Methods A wide range of learning methods will be used to challenge and build on your knowledge. Entry Requirements You will be recruited partly on a vocational basis. You should normally have a Level 3 qualification with experience in the vocational area and show a commitment to a career in housing and community care. A satisfactory Enhanced CRB disclosure and health check are also required. What`s Next? On completion of the Foundation degree, you will be eligible for Practitioner Grade Membership. If you continue with top-up to 60 credits, you will be eligible for Corporate Membership and study a Housing Policy module (30 credits), and a Client-Based Study (CBS) (15 credits), together with an Independent Learning Project (ILP) (15 credits). The CBS will focus on managing people and the ILP will make sure that the requirements of APEX are achieved. You will achieve an ordinary degree (without honours) but you are free to continue your studies to gain an Hons. degree if you wish. You may not have to pay course fees - please see our financial support pages. More Information Awarding Body: Leeds Metropolitan University Level: Level 5 Code: TBBH2020A Duration: 3-4 years

Modules Covered Level 1: Personal Development Planning 1A Work Based Learning 1A Key Perspectives in Sociology Introduction to Psychology and Interpersonal Skills Personal Development Planning 1B Work-Based Learning 1B Housing Organisations: Policy and Context 1 Legal Aspects of Supported and Community Housing Level 2: Personal Development Planning 2A Work Based Learning 2A Housing,...

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