Full Time National Certificate/ Diploma in Health and Social Care ( Health Studies)

Vocational qualification

In Dolgellau

Price on request

Description

  • Type

    Vocational qualification

  • Location

    Dolgellau (Wales)

  • Duration

    2 Years

This course is suitable for people who want to study care for the purpose of working in hospitals, homecare, daycare, therapies etc. This course is suitable if you want to go on to university, further training, such as nursing or social work. You will study a range of subjects including research into the health sector, some scientific work, promotion of healthy living, looking after the.

Facilities

Location

Start date

Dolgellau (Gwynedd)
Ffordd Ty'N Y Coed, LL40 2SW

Start date

On request

About this course

* 4 GCSE Grade A*-C to include if possible Maths, Science and either Welsh or English. Priority will be given to candidates with good GCSE grades * BTEC 1st Diploma in Health and Care (Merit) * Related level 2 qualifications and or related work experience * You will need a certificate from the Criminal Records Bureau before you can attend work experience * Attend an interview.

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National Certificate/ Diploma in Health and Social Care ( Health Studies)
This course is suitable for people who want to study care for the purpose of working in hospitals, homecare, daycare, therapies etc. This course is suitable if you want to go on to university, further training, such as nursing or social work. You will study a range of subjects including research into the health sector, some scientific work, promotion of healthy living, looking after the environment, and social matters that affect health. You will discuss issues such as child care, care of the elderly and care for people with specific needs. You will spend some time on work experience (100 hours minimum). You can use this course to go on to higher education with the required points. The Certificate is equivalent to 2 A Levels and the Diploma is equivalent to 3 A Levels.

Course duration:
2 Years

Level:
Level 3

Full/Part Time :
Full TIme

What will I need to follow the course?

* 4 GCSE Grade A*-C to include if possible Maths, Science and either Welsh or English. Priority will be given to candidates with good GCSE grades
* BTEC 1st Diploma in Health and Care (Merit)
* Related level 2 qualifications and or related work experience
* You will need a certificate from the Criminal Records Bureau before you can attend work experience
* Attend an interview.

Where will I study:
D

What will I study?
This course is suitable for people who want to study care for the purpose of working in hospitals, care centres of nursing homes. This course is suitable if you want to go on to university, further training or social work. You will study a range of subjects including research into the health sector, some scientific work, promotion of healthy living, looking after the environment, and social matters that affect health. You will discuss issues such as child care, care of the elderly and care for people with specific needs. You will spend some time on work experience. You can use this course to go on to higher education with the required points. The Certificate is equivalent to 2 A Levels and the Diploma is equivalent to 3 A Levels.

Will I have to sit any examinations?
Your work will be assessed through coursework and examinations.

What will I have at the end of the course?
On successful completion of the course, you will gain a BTEC National Diploma or Certificate in Health and Social Care. The following additional certificates may be available. Please enquire about their availability when attending your interview.
First Aid Certificate.
Safe Handling Techniques.
Basic Food Hygiene Certificate.

What next?
If you are studying for the Certificate, you can study at the College for another two years and gain the National Diploma in Early Years. Some students enter employment directly, taking up jobs in homes for the elderly, childcare, as a physiotherapists assistant or as a health care assistant in hospitals.

Full Time National Certificate/ Diploma in Health and Social Care ( Health Studies)

Price on request