Course Duration
1 Year
Location
Cauldon Campus
Course Cost
£ 360.00
Do I have to pay this fee? These courses receive government funding, and some learners will be eligible for FREE tuition if they meet specific criteria. Some L code courses at Level 3 to 6 may also have an Advanced Learning Loan available for learners aged 19 and over.
Course Code
PL6247
Start Date
Multiple Options Available
Start Time
Multiple Options Available
Day
Multiple Options Available

Course Summary

This course will cover a range of key subjects from within the health and social care sector and will support you with either progression to higher level qualifications or progression into the work place. The course aims to provide you with the knowledge and skills which will support you in a wide range of health and social care provisions.

Course Requirements

Entry Requirements

A good standard of written and spoken English which will be assessed through initial assessment at the beginning of the course, or a grade D/ 3 or above in English Language GCSE.

How Is It Assessed

You will be assessed through written assessment, which will be put together to form a portfolio of evidence.

How Is It Taught

The course is taught one evening a week at our Cauldon campus.

What Could I do Next

Progress to an Access course in Health. Progression to work as care support workers, health care support assistant.

What Else Do I Need To Know

It is recommended that you complete some work in a real work environment related to health and social care for at least 8 hours a week. This will support you in applying the knowledge to practice.

Entry Requirements

A good standard of written and spoken English which will be assessed through initial assessment at the beginning of the course, or a grade D/ 3 or above in English Language GCSE.

How Is It Assessed

You will be assessed through written assessment, which will be put together to form a portfolio of evidence.

How Is It Taught

The course is taught one evening a week at our Cauldon campus.

What Could I do Next

Progress to an Access course in Health. Progression to work as care support workers, health care support assistant.

What Else Do I Need To Know

It is recommended that you complete some work in a real work environment related to health and social care for at least 8 hours a week. This will support you in applying the knowledge to practice.

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