Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course location: Course Type:
September 1 Year 3 Full-Time Ashington Main Campus Full-time Vocational

What’s it all about?

This course is for those looking to work in the health and social care sector. You will study a range of units releating to care of adults and children. You will produce a portfolio of work which will demonstrate that you are able to apply theory to practice. You will also be required to complete practical placement in health and social care environments.

You will need to hold a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade C or above including English or the equivalent in BTEC Level 2 qualifications, preferably in Health and Social Care or a related area, at Merit or Distinction grade and appropriate levels of English to s

Study level Cost
19+ please enquire

English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.

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

This course is for school leavers or adults looking to gain the knowledge and skills to work in the health and social care sector.

You will study a range of units including: human growth and development, safeguarding, psychological perspectives, protection of children, young people and adults, equality, diversity and rights, reflective practice.


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