Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course location: Course Type:
02/09/2020 1 Year 4 Full-Time Ashington Main Campus University Level Qualification

What’s it all about?

It will equip you for employment at a supervisory level by developing your higher-level skills, techniques as well as personal qualities and attitudes. In addition, it ll prepare you to progress to further professional development at a higher level if desired for example courses in nursing, midwifery or working with older adults.

This programme is highly work related and practical, there is an element of work placement required in this course.

A Level 3 qualification e.g. a BTEC National Diploma, NVQ at Level 3 or an A Level equivalent in health and social care or a related subject including work experience within a health and social care environment is required and this should be equivalent to 48 UCAS points

Students must be able to read and communicate clearly and accurately enough to meet the requirements of this training. All candidates must undertake an interview, initial assessment and apply for or demonstrate DBS clearance to confirm that they do not have a criminal background which might prevent them from working with young people or vulnerable adults.

Study level Cost Additional fees
19+ please enquire You will need to provide your own stationery and you will be given the opportunity to take part in trips and visits.
HE 6150.00 You will need to provide your own stationery and you will be given the opportunity to take part in trips and visits.

Each unit or module will be assessed by a mixture of assignment, seminar, presentation and/or evidence from your work placement. There are no exams. You will be supported through tutor notes and materials which are available on Blackboard, our virtual learning environment. You will be required to complete research and development work independently beyond class and keep up to date, communicating regularly with your tutors if you cannot attend college.

Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm. Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.

HNC in Health and Social care is a healthcare professional programme intended for those who wish to develop their knowledge, skills and understanding across the health and social care sector.

Modules/core modules: Communication, Principles of HSC Practice, Health and Safety, Personal and Prof development, Working in Partnership, Empowering Users in HSC, Safeguarding, Physiological Principles.

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