The Ystrad Mynach College

      BTEC National Diploma in Health and Social care (With The Welsh Baccallaureate)

      The Ystrad Mynach College
      In Hengoed

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

      This two-year course is designed for people who wish to qualify for entry into a Caring profession e.g. nursing, social work, occupational therapy.

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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

      The following qualifications will allow you entrance onto the course 4 GCSEs Grade C or above, to include English and preferably Maths and Science (following successful completion of this course, students wishing to progress to university may find that they will need GCSE Maths or Science for certain courses). Other qualifications considered include GNVQ Intermediate and BTEC First...

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      BTEC National Diploma in Health and Social care (With The Welsh Baccallaureate)

      Who is this course for?
      This two-year course is designed for people who wish to qualify for entry into a Caring profession e.g. nursing, social work, occupational therapy.

      What will I learn?
      BTEC National Diploma: Learners will study 18 units over two years, for example: Personal and Professional Development; Equality, Diversity and Rights; Health, Safety and Security; Lifespan Development; Nutrition.Welsh Baccalaureate: Wales, Europe and the World, Politics, Social, Cultural and Economic issues that impact upon Wales; Personal and Social Education; Welsh Language and Culture; Independent Research Project.

      Assessment
      All of the work for BTEC and Welsh Baccalaureate is done through written assignments, oral presentations, case studies, projects etc. All units must be completed to gain the full award. Regular attendance is essential and a requirement of the qualification. Vocational practice is also required, spread over the length of the course. Students will undertake a variety of placements and will be required to have a CRB check. Other qualifications that may be gained during the course include: First Aid and Key Skills Communication, IT, Application of Number, Working with Others, Problem Solving and Improving own Learning.

      On Completion Achievement / Progression
      The course equips learners to go onto further training e.g. Nurse Education and Training, Social Work, Residential Care, Probation, Occupational Therapy etc. as well as progression onto higher qualifications in University such as Degree / HND courses.

      Course Title: Attendance / Start Date
      BTEC National Diploma in Health and Social care (With The Welsh Baccallaureate): Day Course - 06 Sep 10

      Requirement
      The following qualifications will allow you entrance onto the course: 4 GCSEs Grade C or above, to include English and preferably Maths and Science (following successful completion of this course, students wishing to progress to university may find that they will need GCSE Maths or Science for certain courses). Other qualifications considered include GNVQ Intermediate and BTEC First Diploma in Health and Social Care at Distinction level. Candidates who do not fulfil the above requirements may, as a result of interview and submission of satisfactory references, be admitted onto the course. 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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