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      Coleg Sir Gâr Carmarthenshire College

      FullTime BTEC National Award/Certificate in Health and Social Care

      Coleg Sir Gâr Carmarthenshire College
      In Llanelli ()

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      Typology BTEC
      Duration 2 Years
      • BTEC
      • Duration:
        2 Years
      Description

      The BTEC National Award/Certificate is a practical based qualification which allows students to study units related to the health and social care profession. The Award is a one year course and the Certificate is a two year course. All students have to achieve approximately one hundred hours of work placement. Students on the Certificate will do an extra 200 hours.

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      Government funding available

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      · Requirements

      Normally students 16 - 19 years of age will require a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grades A* - C or a Merit grade from a First Diploma.

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      Course programme

      Awarding Body

      EDEXCEL

      Course Content

      The BTEC National Award/Certificate is a practical based qualification which allows students to study units related to the health and social care profession. The Award is a one year course and the Certificate is a two year course. All students have to achieve approximately one hundred hours of work placement. Students on the Certificate will do an extra 200 hours.

      Course Features

      At least one hundred hours of relevant work experience

      NVQ competence related units

      Food Handling and Hygiene. First Aid at Work.

      Can be combined with other suitable A levels.
      Career Prospects and Progression

      The NationalAward/Certificate qualification is a widely accepted qualification in the health and social care sector. Students wishing to enter the world of work will find the Award/Certificate provides an excellent foundation for this type of work.

      Modules

      National Certificate in Care: 7 Core Units and 5 Specialist Units. National Diploma in Care: 10 Core Units and 8 Specialist Units.

      Method of Assessment

      All units are assessed by assignments and graded an overall grade for the qualification is awarded. The grades awarded will range from PP to DD.

      Course Length

      The Award is a one year course. The Certificate is a two year course.

      Time of Delivery

      Daytime

      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 4 GCSEs at grades A* - C or a Merit grade from a First Diploma.

      Full-time or Part-time

      FullTime


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