Course Type : Qualification
Course Duration : 2 Years
The course covers all aspects of healthcare and has a strong emphasis on applying theory directly to practice in relation to working in healthcare settings. It also emphasises ‘reflective practice' so that you develop a professional approach to your development. Units will include care planning, supporting independent living, health equalities and an action research project.
Students can either be working in a healthcare setting or will need to undertake work placement which can be arranged by the College. Work placements will need to be 450 hours over the two year which equates to one to two days per week.
How will I be assessed?
A range of assessment methods are used including projects, investigations, essays, professional reflections, a portfolio of professional practice, tutor and supervisor/manager observations in the
work/placement setting. There are no external examinations for this course.
What could I do next?
There are many progression routes for example; The Level 5 Higher National Diploma is recognised by Higher Education providers as meeting admission requirements to many relevant health and social care-related courses, for example: BA/BSc (Hons) in Management Studies (Health and Social Care) or Health Studies. Progression into management is also possible within the workplace.
You will need 120 UCAS points from either Level 3 courses such as A/AS Levels or an Extended Diploma or equivalent qualifications such as an NVQ Level 3.
Good written skills and ability to manage assignments and work/placement.
Passion for working in a healthcare setting or related work and willingness to want to develop practice.
Are there any special expenses?
Course fees are £5000 a year for which a student loan can be applied for.
Students will need to cover the cost of travel to placement if required as well as the usual materials required for study i.e folders and stationary.
Commencing: Tues 11 September 2018
Duration: 2 Years
Time: Mondays 1.00pm - 8.00pm
Fee: £5,000 per year
You can apply and pay for this course online.Enrol and book online
If you wish to apply for 2019-2020 academic year, please complete the online application form.