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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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Important information

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.

Important information

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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