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      Coleg Sir Gâr Carmarthenshire College

      Full Time BTEC First Diploma Health and Social Care

      Coleg Sir Gâr Carmarthenshire College
      In Llanelli ()

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      Important information

      Typology BTEC
      Duration 1 Year
      • BTEC
      • Duration:
        1 Year
      Description

      The First Diploma is a one year course. On the course you will study 6 units all relating to working within the health and social care sector.Alongside the course you will also study the Welsh Baccalaureate and 6 key skills. During the course you will have practical experience working in Health and social care establishments. To proceed to a level 3 course you will need to achieve a Merit.

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      Government funding available

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      · Requirements

      Normally students 16 - 19 years of age will require a minimum of 2 GCSEs at grade C or above, a merit at Foundation or equivalent qualification.

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      Course programme

      Awarding Body

      EDEXCEL

      Course Content

      The First Diploma is a one year course. On the course you will study 6 units all relating to working within the health and social care sector.Alongside the course you will also study the Welsh Baccalaureate and 6 key skills. During the course you will have practical experience working in Health and social care establishments. To proceed to a level 3 course you will need to achieve a Merit.

      Course Features

      Approximately 100 hours of work placement within the health and social care sector.

      Opportunity to achieve the Level 2 Welsh Baccalaureate qualification.

      Opportunity to gain First Aid and Food Handling qualification.
      Career Prospects and Progression

      Students gaining a BTEC First Diploma in Health and Social Care will learn and use a variety of skills throughout the course, which will then enable them to enter employment or apply for level 3 courses.

      Modules

      Core Units 1. Communication and Individual Rights within the Health and Social Care Sectors 2. Individual Needs within the Health and Social Care Sectors. Optional Specialised Units (which will be decided by staff before the start of the course) 3. Vocational Experience in a Health and Social Care Setting (this includes 60 hours of mandatory work placement experience) 4. Cultural Diversity in Health and Social Care 5. Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care 6. Human Lifespan Development

      Method of Assessment

      All assessment is done through course work, there are no examinations.

      Course Length

      The First Diplom in Health and Social Care can be studied as a full time one year course, or over two years as a part time course.

      Time of Delivery

      Day and Evening

      Campus

      Graig Campus

      Bilingual Provision

      The majority of this course can be studied bilingually

      Entry Requirements

      Normally students 16 - 19 years of age will require a minimum of 2 GCSEs at grade C or above, a merit at Foundation or equivalent qualification.

      Full-time or Part-time

      Full Time and Part Time


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