Coleg Meirion Dwyfor

Full Time BTEC First Diploma in Health and Care

Coleg Meirion Dwyfor
In Pwllheli

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Typology BTEC
Location Pwllheli (Wales)
Duration 1 Year
  • BTEC
  • Pwllheli (Wales)
  • Duration:
    1 Year
Description

This course looks at care services for the elderly and children. You will learn caring skills and look at laws related to care. If you want to work with children, the elderly or people with specific needs, this course will give you a good foundation. You can study the course at levels 1 and 2 depending on your level of ability. You will also spend one day a week on work experience. This.

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Government funding available

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Where and when
Starts Location
On request
Pwllheli
Penrallt, LL53 5EB, Gwynedd, Wales
Starts On request
Location
Pwllheli
Penrallt, LL53 5EB, Gwynedd, Wales

To take into account

· Requirements

* 4 GCSE Grade D-G or equivalent * BTEC level Introductory Certificate / Diploma * Related work experience * Related level 1 or 2 qualifications * Attend an nterview * You will need a certificate from the Criminal Records Bureau before you can work in Health and Social Care.

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What you'll learn on the course

Full Time

Course programme



BTEC First Diploma in Health and Care
This course looks at care services for the elderly and children. You will learn caring skills and look at laws related to care. If you want to work with children, the elderly or people with specific needs, this course will give you a good foundation. You can study the course at levels 1 and 2 depending on your level of ability. You will also spend one day a week on work experience. This qualification is equivalent to four GCSEs.

Course duration:
1 years

Level:
Level 1 & 2

Full/Part Time :
Full TIme

What will I need to follow the course?

* 4 GCSE Grade D-G or equivalent
* BTEC level Introductory Certificate / Diploma
* Related work experience
* Related level 1 or 2 qualifications
* Attend an nterview
* You will need a certificate from the Criminal Records Bureau before you can work in Health and Social Care.

Where will I study:
D,P

What will I study?
You will study subjects relating to the health and care of people. The course is divided into units and you will need to study and pass 12 units in order to gain the full qualification.
There are 6 mandatory units:

* Equal Opportunities and Peoples Rights
* Communication
* Physical Aspects of Health
* Factors Affecting Physical Development
* Health and Care in the Early Years
* Health and Care Research.
Also, any 6 additional units may be selected from this list:

* Development of the Child
* Methods of Teaching Young Children
* Social Policy
* Social Aspects of Health and Care
* Educating People about Health
* Psychological Disabilities
* Cell Structure, Genetics and Reproduction for Health and Social Care
* Health and Care Psychology
* The Environment in the Context of Health Issues
* Child Care
* Promoting Independence and Autonomy
* Influences on Health and Care.
An additional 6 units can be studied to strengthen the qualification. You will be able to develop skills of analysis, collaboration and problem solving.

Will I have to sit any examinations?
Some units are assessed via examination. Most units are assessed by means of assignments which are marked by the tutor.

What will I have at the end of the course?


What next?
Our students have progressed to higher education colleges and pursued careers in nursing and paramedicine, or to degree courses in subjects such as sociology and education.

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