Four grades 3's at GCSE ideally in English and Maths. An appropriate level 1. A clear DBS check.
How Is It Assessed
Work in college will focus on the theory side of the couse where modules will be studied and a range of assessment methods such as assignments, practical work and case studies are used to assess your knowledge. All work will be internally assessed and moderated in college to check that learners are aiming to achieve the best possible standards.You will be expected to complete some hours of directed study guided by the staff.Practical hands on experience takes place in a variety of settings where you will also gain skills for employment.
How Is It Taught
Taught sessions will be a combination of theory, practical activities, work shops,discussions and presentations to meet the needs of all learners. You will be required to undertake a work placement for 2 days a week where you will be assessment on your practical work skills.
What Could I do Next
On successful completion of the course learners may be able to progress to an Apprenticeship in Clinical Healthcare, Level 3 in Health and Social Care or into employment with training as a care assistant.
What Else Do I Need To Know
Topics include communication skills, service improvement, Equality and Diversity as well as Health and Safety.English and Maths will also form an important part of your study programme as these are skills we use in all aspects of our study, work and everyday life.