Health and Social professions (BTEC Diploma Level 2 Pre Access)

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This course is designed for learners who are not yet at the level required to study for the Level 3 Access Diploma. It is designed to give learners to develop both core and subject specific knowledge and skills vital for higher level study.

Access courses are intended to give adults with experience outside of formal education the opportunity to develop the skills required for further Level 3 study with a longer goal of entering higher education to train for a career within the health and social care sector.

Course content

The BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care is an academic qualification for the health and social care sector. It is designed to provide a knowledge base to enable …

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This course is designed for learners who are not yet at the level required to study for the Level 3 Access Diploma. It is designed to give learners to develop both core and subject specific knowledge and skills vital for higher level study.

Access courses are intended to give adults with experience outside of formal education the opportunity to develop the skills required for further Level 3 study with a longer goal of entering higher education to train for a career within the health and social care sector.

Course content

The BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care is an academic qualification for the health and social care sector. It is designed to provide a knowledge base to enable students to progress to level 3 qualifications or to specific work role training.

  • Individual Rights and Needs in a Health & Social Care setting
  • Communication
  • Ensuring Safe Environments
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Human Lifespan Development
  • Health & Social Care Services
  • Literacy Skills
  • Numeracy Skills

The course is a full-time Level 2 programme of study and students will be required to spend at least 10 hours of independent study time outside of the classroom teaching.

Entry Requirements

Adults with experience outside of formal education. Entry to the course is through an initial assessment to determine aptitude in Numeracy and Literacy; plus an individual interview with a member of the specialist team to establish that students will benefit and succeed on the course.

Delivery & Assessment methods

As a guideline most modules are assessed by coursework and, in the case of Numeracy and Literacy, by controlled assessment. Coursework may involve essays, presentations, discussions and/or portfolios of evidence. This is a full time programme and learners should be aware that classes can be at any time between 9am and 4.30pm, Monday to Friday. You will be expected to attend for 15 hours per week for the main programme.

Progression

The course can lead to further study such as Access to Higher Education Diploma (including Health, Social Science, Mental Health pathways) Apprenticeships and work based Diplomas. Please Note: If you wish to progress to Access Level 3 courses you will need to meet the entry criteria and pass the initial assessment & interview used for selection purposes.

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