The Ystrad Mynach College

      BTEC First Diploma in Health and Social care(including the Welsh Baccalaureate)

      The Ystrad Mynach College
      In Hengoed

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

      This course is designed as an introduction to working in a caring situation, e.g. care support worker, or for those who wish to progress onto a caring 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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      · Requirements

      Applicants should have a minimum of 2 C grades at GCSE level. For those with significant life experience, relevant experience will be taken into account. All learners are subject to the provisions of the Children's Act so will undertake a Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) check and a simple health check. To apply you must complete an application form. When we receive your application, you will be...

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      BTEC First Diploma in Health and Social care(including the Welsh Baccalaureate)

      Who is this course for?
      This course is designed as an introduction to working in a caring situation, e.g. care support worker, or for those who wish to progress onto a caring course at a higher level.

      What will I learn?
      The course has two compulsory units - Communication and Individual Rights; Individual Needs in the Health and Social Care sector. It also has four optional units - Vocational Experience; Anatomy and Physiology; Lifespan Development and Diet and Health. Work placement is an integral part of the course.In addition students will gain certificates in Basic First Aid and Essential Food Hygiene.The Key Skills undertaken are Communication, Application of Number, Information Technology and Working with Others.

      Assessment
      All units are assessed by assignments which are completed throughout the course. There is no examination for BTEC or Key Skills. The First Aid certificate is awarded at the end of the course by verbal and practical

      Assessment. The Food Hygiene Certificate is tested externally.

      On Completion Achievement / Progression
      You may wish to gain employment in a caring situation or progress to other courses. Successful completion of the BTEC Diploma with Merit / Distinction gives you the necessary qualifications to progress to the BTEC National Diploma in Health and Social Care or CACHE Diploma in Childcare and Education, subject to suitability.

      Course Title: Attendance / Start Date
      BTEC First Diploma in Health and Social care(including the Welsh Baccalaureate): Day Course - 06 Sep 10

      Requirement
      Applicants should have a minimum of 2 C grades at GCSE level. For those with significant life experience, relevant experience will be taken into account. All learners are subject to the provisions of the Children's Act so will undertake a Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) check and a simple health check. 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.

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