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Coleg Sir Gâr Carmarthenshire College

FullTime BTEC National Diploma 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

A BTEC National Diploma is a practical work related course. Students learn by completing assignments that are based on realistic work place situations and activities. They learn about health and social care related issues studying 18 units. This course is equivalent to 3 A levels. While on the course students have the opportunity to study the Welsh baccalaureate and key skills.

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Government funding available

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· Requirements

Normally students who are 16 - 19 years of age will require one of the following: A minimum of 5 GCSE`s at C or above An Intermediate GNVQ in a related subject at merit grade A BTEC First Diploma in a related subject at merit grade

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Course programme

Awarding Body

EDEXCEL

Course Content

A BTEC National Diploma is a practical work related course. Students learn by completing assignments that are based on realistic work place situations and activities. They learn about health and social care related issues studying 18 units. This course is equivalent to 3 A levels. While on the course students have the opportunity to study the Welsh baccalaureate and key skills.

Course Features

At least one hundred hours of relevant work experience.

First Aid in Work and Food Handling and Hygiene qualifications

Nationally recognised qualification delivered by experienced Health and Social Care qualified staff
Career Prospects and Progression

The National Diploma qualification is a widely accepted qualification for university entrance to a degree course in all branches of Nursing, Midwifery, Occupational Therapy, Social Work,all professions allied to health and social care. Students wishing to enter Higher Education must achieve an overall grade of a triple Merit.

Modules

8 Core Units with the addition of a choice of 2 specific units relating to either a health or care pathway and a further 8 specialist units.

Method of Assessment

All units are assessed through assignments and an overall grade for the qualification is awarded. The grades awarded will range from PPP to DDD.

Course Length

2 Years

Time of Delivery

Daytime

Campus

Graig Campus

Bilingual Provision

Students can receive course materials and submit assignments in Welsh

Entry Requirements

Normally students who are 16 - 19 years of age will require one of the following: A minimum of 5 GCSE`s at C or above An Intermediate GNVQ in a related subject at merit grade A BTEC First Diploma in a related subject at merit grade

Full-time or Part-time

FullTime


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