BTEC Health and Social care

In Hengoed

Price on request
  • Typology

    BTEC

  • Location

    Hengoed (Wales)

Description

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.

Important information

Government funding available

Facilities

Location

Starts

Hengoed (Caerphilly)
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Twyn Road, Ystrad Mynach, CF82 7XR

Starts

On request

To take into account

There 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...

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Course programme



BTEC Health and Social care

Who is this course for?
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.

What 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.

Assessment
Progress 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
The 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 sector.

Course Title: Attendance / Start Date
BTEC Health and Social care: Day Course - 06 Sep 10

Requirement
There 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

Assessment 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.
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