healthcare

Health and Care Courses
Location
Isleworth
Start Date
05/09/2022
Mode
Full Time

This course equivalent to 3 A Levels and is a nested qualification. In year 1, you will complete the Certificate in Health and Social care. Upon successful completion of Year 1 learners will be able to progress onto the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care. This qualification will enable learners to access Higher Education or assist with progression into the workplace. The course covers a wide range of key subject areas in health and social care. The qualification includes a wide range of optional units, allowing learners to pursue an interest in the specific areas of social care, health studies and health sciences. Please Note: Learners will be required to attend placement in a real work environment to support their learning. The minimum required number of placement hours are 75 hours for the certificate and 175 for the Diploma (75 of which must be completed in year 1-certificate). These placement must be within the Health and Social Care sector The course is demanding with a strong theoretical base.

  • About the Course
    In Year 1, You will study:
    • Equality, diversity and rights in health and social care
    • Human growth and development
    • Safeguarding in health and social care
    • Communication in health and social care
    • Infection prevention and control in health and social care
    • Working in health and social care
    • Sociological perspectives in health and social care
    • Psychological perspectives in health and social care
    • Reflective practice.

    In Year 2, You will study:

    • Empowerment in health and social care
    • Protection of children, young people and adults in health and social care
    • Anatomy and physiology for health and social care
    • Research skills for health and social care
    • Personal and professional development Optional Units
      • Genetics in health and social care
      • Nutrition for health and social care
      • The role of play for children and young people
      • Partnership working in health and social care.

      This course consists two external assessment, one in Year and the other in Year 2.

  • Entry Requirements

    4 or more GCSEs at grades A*-C / grade 9-4 or above including English language, or a merit or distinction at Level 2 with functional Skills in English and maths at Level 2 and a good reference. If you need advice before you apply, please call 020 8326 2020 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

    All students must undertake work experience in a care/childcare setting as part of this course. Work placement settings require students to obtain a DBS to demonstrate that they are suitable to work with vulnerable people and/or children.

  • Progression

    Upon achievement of the Certificate in Year , learners will be able to progress onto the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care. The Certificate supports learners' access to Higher Education and progression into a wide range of job roles within the health and social care sector. The qualification also supports progression to further learning in related subject areas at Level 4 and above.

    This qualification does not provide a licence to practise, but may support progression into a wide range of job roles in the health and social care sector, including:

    • Care Support Workers in adult residential settings
    • Healthcare Assistants in community, primary care and acute health environments
    • Care Support Workers in domiciliary services, supported living or day services
    • Community-based Support Workers

  • Assessment Method

    You will be given written assignments for each unit as well as work placement reports.

How to Apply

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Course Info

Courses for 16-18 years

Full Time

Level 3

Location Isleworth

Start Date 05/09/2022

CACHE Level 3 Extended Diploma

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