The Ystrad Mynach College

BTEC First Certificate In Health And Social Care (Part-time Evening)

The Ystrad Mynach College
In Hengoed

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Typology BTEC
Location Hengoed (Wales)
  • BTEC
  • Hengoed (Wales)
Description

This course has been designed for learners with significant life experience who wish to return to learning and will provide an interesting and stimulating first taste of working in a Health and Social Care setting, e.g. care support worker, or for those who wish to progress onto a Caring or Access course at a higher level.

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Government funding available

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Where and when
Starts Location
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Hengoed
Twyn Road, Ystrad Mynach, CF82 7XR, Caerphilly, Wales
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Starts On request
Location
Hengoed
Twyn Road, Ystrad Mynach, CF82 7XR, Caerphilly, Wales
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To take into account

· Requirements

Experience is taken into account as well as a basic education up to the age of 16. Basic IT skills would be an advantage. Learners are expected to carry out private study in their own time to support the hours spent in college. To apply you must complete an application form. When we receive your application, you will be invited into the College for an informal interview and an initial

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Course programme



BTEC First Certificate In Health And Social Care (Part-time Evening)

Who is this course for?
This course has been designed for learners with significant life experience who wish to return to learning and will provide an interesting and stimulating first taste of working in a Health and Social Care setting, e.g. care support worker, or for those who wish to progress onto a Caring or Access course at a higher level.

What will I learn?
Working in Health and Social Care is all about working with people, so it is very important that you have good communication skills to make people feel safe, involved and cared for.All individuals have a variety of needs and will make life choices based on these. This course will look at lifestyle choices and help you to explore the holistic needs of individuals.Within the course you will gain the opportunity to develop an understanding of how the body works by looking at basic anatomy and physiology. You will learn about routine measurements that health workers may carry out and potential malfunctions of body systems.

Assessment
There are no exams for this course. All units are assessed through assignments which are set and worked on throughout the course.

On Completion Achievement / Progression
You will have a greater ability to access work in the Health and Social Care sector or you may wish to progress to other courses. Successful completion of the BTEC Certificate with Merit / Distinction and tutor recommendation may give you the necessary qualification to progress to the BTEC National Award in Social Care or NVQ courses.

Course Title: Attendance / Start Date
BTEC First Certificate In Health And Social Care (Part-time Evening) (Part-time Evening): Evening Course - 13 Sep 10

Requirement
Experience is taken into account as well as a basic education up to the age of 16. Basic IT skills would be an advantage. Learners are expected to carry out private study in their own time to support the hours spent in college. To apply you must complete an application form. When we receive your application, you will be invited into the College for an informal interview and an initial

Assessment in literacy and numeracy. Applicants will be expected to complete a short written task prior to interview.

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