Coleg Powys

      Health Studies BTEC National Award

      Coleg Powys
      In Newtown

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      Typology BTEC
      Location Newtown (Wales)
      Duration 10 Months
      • BTEC
      • Newtown (Wales)
      • Duration:
        10 Months
      Description

      The BTEC National Award will provide learners with an introduction and overview of the Health and Social care sectors. It has been designed to provide a preparation for employment and/or to provide career development opportunities. It is also to provide a recognised pathway to Higher Education. It is equally accessible and relevant for learners aged 16-19 years of age or mature learners with or.

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      Newtown
      Llanidloes Road, SY16 4HU, Powys, Wales
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      Starts On request
      Location
      Newtown
      Llanidloes Road, SY16 4HU, Powys, Wales
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      · Requirements

      You will generally need four relevant GCSE's at grade C or above or an appropriate NVQ Level2. BTEC First Diploma or Intermediate GNVQ with a satisfactory grade. Mature learners are welcome to apply without formal qualifications but will have to complete a satisfactory interview and demonstrate a strong commitment to succeed.

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      Course programme


      Start Date: September 2010

      End Date: June 2011

      Venue: Coleg Powys Newtown

      Tutor: Sarah Eskins

      Who is this course for? The BTEC National Award will provide learners with an introduction and overview of the Health and Social care sectors. It has been designed to provide a preparation for employment and/or to provide career development opportunities. It is also to provide a recognised pathway to Higher Education. It is equally accessible and relevant for learners aged 16-19 years of age or mature learners with or without experience.

      Previous knowledge required: You will generally need four relevant GCSE's at grade C or above or an appropriate NVQ Level2. BTEC First Diploma or Intermediate GNVQ with a satisfactory grade. Mature learners are welcome to apply without formal qualifications but will have to complete a satisfactory interview and demonstrate a strong commitment to succeed.

      What will I study? The BTEC National Award in Health and Social Care is a six unit qualification. It is compromised of three common core units which are mandatory and three speacilaist units. CORE UNITS Developing Effective Communication Skills in Health and Social Care. Equality Diversity and Rights in Health and Social Care ,Health Safety and Security in Health & Social Care. SPECIALIST UNITS. Nutrition for Health &SocialCare ,Sociological & Psyschological Perspectives for Health & Social Care,Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology for Health &Social Care.

      What else will I do? It may be possible to do Emergency First Aid,Food Safety and Health & Safety certificate

      How will I be assessed? There will be a combination of examinations and coursework. The units are assessed by completing assignments.

      What will I achieve? BTEC National Award in Health and Social Care which is equivalent to 1 'A' Level.

      What can I do afterwards? On the successful completion of this qualification, learners may progress into employment, continue their study in Health & Social Care or progress to university.

      Materials required: You will be expected to purchase a course text book.


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