The BTEC Introductory Diploma in Health and Social Care provides a broad educational basis for further training, further education or for moving into appropriate employment within the health and social care sectors.
Government funding available
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BTEC Health and Social care
Who is this course for?
BTEC Introductory Diploma in Health and Social Care provides a broad
educational basis for further training, further education or for moving
into appropriate employment within the health and social care sectors.
will I learn?
The qualification is made up of 8 units: Unit
1 Starting Work in Health and Social Care Unit 2 Working in Health and
Social Care Unit 3 Developing Skills in Health and Social Care Unit 4
Personal Effectiveness Unit 5 Financial Management Unit 6 Images of People
Unit 7 Looking After Children Unit 8 Exploring Local Services There is
also an opportunity to obtain a basic First Aid qualification and the RSH
Essential Food Hygiene certificate.
is monitored using a variety of
Assessment methods e.g.
external testing of 2 units, assignment work and class work. Practical
skills developed in placement situations with children and elderly people
will also be assessed.
On Completion Achievement / Progression
course provides the opportunity to continue in further education studying
for the BTEC First Diploma in Health and Social Care which is offered at
our Ystrad Mynach campus or to gain supervised employment within the care
Course Title: Attendance / Start Date
Health and Social care: Day Course - 06 Sep 10
are no formal entry requirements, but you must show a genuine interest in
caring for others, plus the time, commitment and ability to complete the
course. You also need the necessary skills to both organise your work and
progress satisfactorily. Good communication skills are an advantage for
anyone wanting to work with people. Any experience of voluntary care work
would be an added advantage, but not essential. 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
in literacy and numeracy. All applicants are subject to the provisions of
the Children Act, so will undertake a Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) check
and a simple health check.