BTEC Award in Health and Social Care (Entry Level)

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Description

An entry level course designed to give you an overview of health and social care.
It will also help you develop your personal, social and employability skills.

Description

This is a 6-credit vocational 'taster' qualification suitable for learners who achieved F and G grades at GCSE. It focuses on the personal qualities and work skills that are required in the health and social care sector.

Alongside the vocational qualification, you will also study a 6-credit Award in Social Development and a 13-credit Certificate in Work Skills.

How long is the course?

One year.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through a variety of tasks and activities including project work, posters, presentations …

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An entry level course designed to give you an overview of health and social care.
It will also help you develop your personal, social and employability skills.

Description

This is a 6-credit vocational 'taster' qualification suitable for learners who achieved F and G grades at GCSE. It focuses on the personal qualities and work skills that are required in the health and social care sector.

Alongside the vocational qualification, you will also study a 6-credit Award in Social Development and a 13-credit Certificate in Work Skills.

How long is the course?

One year.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through a variety of tasks and activities including project work, posters, presentations and assignments linked to the units.

What will I study?

You will study two units for the Entry Award Health and Social Care:

- Health Needs
- Introduction to Creative and Leisure Activities for Children and Adults

You will also study units linked to the Award in Social Development and Certificate in Work Skills qualifications.

Furthermore you will be required to study Functional Skills in:

- Literacy
- Numeracy
- ICT

What does the course lead to?

Entry criteria to progress to level 1 is a pass at entry level (you must have achieved at least two units at level 1 on the entry programme) and an excellent attendance record.

What can I go on to study?

You can go on to study the BTEC Level 1 in Health and Social Care (please note you must meet all the entry requirements for this programme).

Entry requirements

Learners must be at least 16 years of age to start this course.

You must provide two good references and be successful at interview.

How do I apply?

You can apply online, by contacting the college directly for an application form (01623 627191) or by completing and posting the application form at the back of the college prospectus.

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