Neath Port Talbot College

HNC/Foundation Degree in Care Practice - 2 days

Neath Port Talbot College
In Margam

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Important information

Typology HNC
Location Margam (Wales)
Duration 2 Years
  • HNC
  • Margam (Wales)
  • Duration:
    2 Years
Description

This course is aimed at people who have a commitment to gain an understanding of health and social care activities and intend to pursue a career within these sectors or are already working within them. Modules. Year 1. Equality, Diversity and Rights. Helper and Client. Legislation and Social Policy. Disability. Applied Social Studies. Applied Psychological Studies. Advocacy

Important information

Government funding available

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Where and when
Starts Location
On request
Margam
Port Talbot, SA13 2AL, Neath Port Talbot, Wales
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Starts On request
Location
Margam
Port Talbot, SA13 2AL, Neath Port Talbot, Wales
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To take into account

· Requirements

Learners should be at least 18 years of age and possess one of the following: 1 A Level 2 AS Levels AVCE, BTEC National Diploma in Health Studies Access to Health or Humanities Applications from mature learners (over 21 years old) with no formal qualifications but with an interest in care are actively encouraged.

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Course programme


Health, Social & Child Care

HNC/Foundation Degree in Care Practice - 2 days

Course Description
This course is aimed at people who have a commitment to gain an understanding of health and social care activities and intend to pursue a career within these sectors or are already working within them.
Modules
Year 1
Equality, Diversity and Rights
Helper and Client
Legislation and Social Policy
Disability
Applied Social Studies
Applied Psychological Studies
Advocacy and Representation
Employment Certificate
Year 2
Quality and Risk Assessment
Current Issues
Research and Independent Studies
Working in the Community
Employment Certificate
Learners are expected to gain voluntary or paid employment in care working a minimum of 600 hours over two years in order to fulfil the course requirements..

Career Prospects
These courses lead to a qualification which learners can use to enhance their career in the health and social care sector. It also provides a stepping stone towards further qualifications that may include topping-up to a BSc in Care Studies, which is offered at this College, or a degree in Social Work. Employment might be found, for example, in management of residential homes, project management or as development officers - the opportunities are endless.

Study Mode
Full-time

Campus
Afan

Course Length
2 years (the course is held on only two days per week)

Course Time
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Partnership
University of Glamorgan

Assesment
Learners are assessed mainly through written assignments, reports and portfolios.

Additional Notes
This course can be taken as a part-time option.

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