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.
In addition to the topics identified in the course
information for single and double award, you will also cover the topics detailed below:
• Promoting positive behaviour and demonstrating
strategies to prevent escalation of unwanted behaviour whilst maintaining the person-centred approach
• Promoting health and wellbeing including the
influence of lifestyle choices, such as alcohol and legal high misuse
• Research methods which will develop your skills of
applying evidenced based research to current health and social care topics
This course will allow you to develop a range of
academic and practical skills required to become a health and social care practitioner. You will also complete at least one work experience placement to enhance your skills and knowledge, therefore allowing you to apply theory to practice.
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.