Neath Port Talbot College

Foundation Degree in Care Management/NVQ Level 4 Health and Social Care (Adults) - 2 days

Neath Port Talbot College
In Margam

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Important information

Typology NVQ
Location Margam (Wales)
Duration 2 Years
  • NVQ
  • Margam (Wales)
  • Duration:
    2 Years
Description

This course is aimed at people who have a commitment to gain an understanding of health and social care activities and intend to pursue a career within these sectors or are already working within them. Modules. Year 1. Equality, Diversity and Rights. Legislation and Social Policy. Applied Social Studies. Applied Psychological Studies. Effective Resource Management. Making Decisions. Quality and Risk.

Important information

Government funding available

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Where and when

Location

Starts

Margam (Neath Port Talbot)
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Port Talbot, SA13 2AL

Starts

On request

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· Requirements

Learners should be at least 18 years of age and possess one of the following: 1 A Level 2 AS Levels AVCE, BTEC National Diploma in Health Studies Access to Health or Humanities Applications from mature learners (over 21 years old) with no formal qualifications but with an interest in care are actively encouraged.

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Course programme


Health, Social & Child Care

Foundation Degree in Care Management/NVQ Level 4 Health and Social Care (Adults) - 2 days

Course Description
This course is aimed at people who have a commitment to gain an understanding of health and social care activities and intend to pursue a career within these sectors or are already working within them.
Modules
Year 1
Equality, Diversity and Rights
Legislation and Social Policy
Applied Social Studies
Applied Psychological Studies
Effective Resource Management
Making Decisions
Quality and Risk Assessment
Employment Certificate
Year 2
Research and Independent Studies
Managing Service Response
Managing Financial Resources
Enabling Teams and Developing Others
Employment Certificate
Learners are expected to gain voluntary or paid employment in care working a minimum of 600 hours over two years in order to fulfil the course requirements.

Career Prospects
These courses lead to a qualification which learners can use to enhance their career in the health and social care sector. It also provides a stepping stone towards further qualifications that may include topping-up to a BSc in Care Studies or a degree in Social Work. Employment might be found, for example, in management of residential homes, project management or as development officers the opportunities are endless.

Study Mode
Full-time

Campus
Afan

Course Length
2 years full-time (the course is held on only two days of the week)

Course Time
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Partnership
University of Glamorgan

Assesment
Learners are assessed mainly through written assignments, reports and portfolios.

Additional Notes
Learners may have the opportunity to study for NVQ Level 4 alongside the Foundation Degree.

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