Southern Regional College

BTEC First Diploma in Health and Social Care

Southern Regional College
In Armagh and Banbridge

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Important information

Typology BTEC
Location At 2 venues (Northern Ireland)
Duration 1 Year
Start Different dates available
Description

On successful completion of this course you can choose to work and train further in the field of Health and Social Care in an environment such as a nursing home. You can also progress to a BTEC National Diploma in Heath and Social Care or CACHE Diploma in Child Care and Education. This course is suitable for If you have a keen interest in Health and Social Care and less than four GCSE's this course is for you.

Important information

Government funding available

Facilities (2)
Where and when

Location

Starts

Armagh (County Armagh)
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Lonsdale Building, College Hill, BT61 7HN

Starts

Different dates availableNow taking bookings
Banbridge (County Down)
Castlewellan Road, BT32 4AY

Starts

Different dates availableNow taking bookings

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What you'll learn on the course

Social Worker
Social Work
Health and Social Care
Care Education
Child care

Course programme


BTEC FIRST DIPLOMA IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE

Who is this course for?

If you have a keen interest in Health and Social Care and less than four GCSE's this course is for you.

How long is this course for?
1 year full time
What will I study?
The BTEC First Diploma in Health and Social Care consists of two core units plus four specialist units.

Core units
  • Communication and Individual Rights within the Health and Social Care Sectors
  • Individual Needs within the Health and Social Care Sectors

Specialist units
  • Vocational Experience in a Health or Social Care Setting
  • Cultural Diversity in Health and Social Care
  • Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care
  • Human Lifespan Development
  • Creative and Therapeutic Activities in Health and Social Care
  • Health and Social Care Services
  • The Impact of Diet on Health

How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed through the completion of an assignment for each unit. You will also study Essential skills in literacy, numeracy and IT.

What can I do after the course?

On successful completion of this course you can choose to work and train further in the field of Health and Social Care in an environment such as a nursing home. You can also progress to a BTEC National Diploma in Heath and Social Care or CACHE Diploma in Child Care and Education

How do I apply?
Complete an application form (available from each campus or in the Admissions section) and return it to any Campus

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