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Society, Health and Development (Diploma) Course Type Dimploma Level 3 Introduction The Diploma in Society, Health and Development introduces students to four of the biggest and most important employment sectors in the U.K: children and young peoples workforce, health, community justice and adult social care. The diploma combines a compulsory principal learning element consisting of six core topics, with functional skills, additional and specialist learning (chosen by the student), personal learning and thinking skills, work experience and a student project. The principal learning units are: The society, health and development context principles and values in practice partnership working in society, health and development communication and information sharing in society, health and development personal and professional development in the work environment and working to safeguard and protect individuals across the society, health and development sectors. Qualification Advanced diploma equivalent to 3.5 A Levels (level 3) Entry Requirements College entry requirements plus an interview to judge aptitude for and interest in the programme Assessment The course is taught and assessed in six assignments, two of which are externally assessed. Costs a limited contribution towards trips and visits. Duration 2 years Other Details The diploma has a cross-disciplinary approach. This way, students learn to apply their skills in various business and organisational settings and get a good idea of their career options. The additional and specialist learning lets students choose between a wide variety of optional courses. This could be an A level or two AS level qualifications. This helps them to develop their individual interests, abilities and career aspirations. Progression Options The advanced Diploma is a great foundation for students choosing to continue to further and higher education. Students could take up an advanced apprenticeship, or do a foundation degree in areas like playwork or nursing. The diploma could also lead to a wide range of undergraduate degrees in subjects like childhood studies, psychology, social work, sociology, dietetics, nursing, community justice, applied criminology or forensic investigations. Students who have completed a degree can head for a career in areas like forensic sciences, educational psychology, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, social work or probation. Subjects that link particularly well with this course are Sociology, Psychology, Biology or P.E.

Society, Health and Development (Diploma) Course Type Dimploma Level 3 Introduction The Diploma in Society, Health and Development introduces students to four of the biggest and most important employment sectors in the U.K: children and young peoples workforce, health, community justice and adult social care. The diploma combines a compulsory principal learning element consisting of six core...

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