On this course you will participate in a health, social
or early years work placement. This course will also provide you with the opportunity to develop and apply a range of academic and interpersonal skills, such as verbal and written communication, team working and time-management skills.
• The importance of building positive relationships
and how to promote a person-centred approach
• Equality, diversity and rights and be able to apply
them to case studies, such as the impact of discrimination against vulnerable individuals
• The importance of health, safety and security in
settings, and how to identify hazards and carry out risk assessments to protect individuals from harm
• Public health strategies and the importance of key
practitioners and organisations
• The importance of infection control and its
application, in addition to the risks associated with poor infection control and their impact
• Anatomy and physiology which covers all the body
systems, such as the cardiovascular, respiratory and the digestive system
This course will give you an in-depth perception of
Health and Social Care and provide you with a range of transferable skills. You will also get the opportunity to complete a work placement to enhance your skills and subject knowledge.
General entry criteria apply. It is not essential to
have already studied Level 2 Health & Social Care. A satisfactory Enhanced DBS Disclosure is required which the college will fund.
Studying on this course can prepare you for going onto University, employment or further training. You can progress onto NHS Apprenticeships such as support worker positions, apprentice pharmacy technicians and apprentice business administration roles. This course could also take you on to University to progress your education in the Health and social care industries.