Swansea University

Health Care Studies, HE Cert

Swansea University
In Singleton Park

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Location Singleton park (Wales)
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This modular Certificate of Higher Education; Health Care Studies is designed to enable Health Care Support Workers (HCSWs) to complete a recognised formal level four (CQFW4) qualification in keeping with the current Welsh Government initiative ‘Developing Excellence in Healthcare’ for a skills and career framework for HCSW’s. It is anticipated that these educational opportunities will enable HCSW’s to develop personally and professionally and may make them eligible for consideration for promotion to a higher band within the Knowledge and Skills Framework operating in the NHS or eligibility to apply for Pre-registration Nursing.

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Singleton Park
University Of Wales Swansea, SA2 8PP, Swansea, Wales
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Singleton Park
University Of Wales Swansea, SA2 8PP, Swansea, Wales
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· Requirements

HCSW’s are required to be in healthcare employment and gain employer consent before applying to the College. Their clinical area of work must be an audited learning environment and have mentors that meet the NMC Standards to Support Learning and Assessment in Practice (2008). The HCSW need to have identified a mentor prior to commencing the Programme ents will be made jointly between the College and employer representatives and students will remain in paid employment to enable them to achieve the various competencies which form part of the assessment process. The...

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What you'll learn on the course

Medical Ethics
Decision Making
Medical Science
Care Management
Medical training

Course programme


Disclaimer: Module selection options may change.

Year 1 (Level 4)

FHEQ 4 Degree / HECertCompulsory Modules

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameSHG107Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)40An Introduction to Healthcare Practice (SDP)SHG108Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Introduction to Health Sciences

Year 2 (Level 4)

FHEQ 4 Degree / HECert

Students choose 60 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules

Choose Exactly 60 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Students are required to select 60 credits from the following modules.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceSHG116Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)40Clinical Decision Making for Support WorkersSHG1170


Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceSHG1200


Choose Exactly 40 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Students are required to select 40 optional credits. Students are strongly advised to select the following optional modules but may access other level 4 modules offered by the College of Human and Health Sciences, following discussion with the programme director.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceSHG122Semester 1 and Semester 2 (Sep-Jun Taught)20Policy Influences on Your PracticeSHG1250

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