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BTEC HND Diploma in Health and Social Care (Management)

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Description

The HND in Health and Social Care Management is for those want to enter or progress within the health social care management sector.

This course enables the learner to apply their knowledge and practical skills in the workplace. Learners will be able to do this through formal work placements or part-time employment experience.

This qualification consists of a minimum of 240 credits, with mandatory and optional units.

Core units:

Unit 1 Communicating in Health and Social Care Organizations Credits 15
Unit 2 Principles of Health and Social Care Practice Credits 15
Unit 3 Health and Safety in the Health and Social Care Workplace Credits 15
Unit 4 Personal and Professional Development in Health and Social Care* Credits 15
Unit 5 Working in Partnership in Health and Social Care Credits 15
Unit 6 Research Project Credits 20
Unit 13 Managing Human Resources in Health and Social Care Credits 15
Unit 14 Managing Financial Resources in Health and Social Care Credits 15
* Unit 4: Personal and Professional Development in Health and Social Care requires at least 200 hours of work experience to be completed.

Optional Units, choose units with a total credit value of 115 credits

Unit 7 Social Policy Credits 15
Unit 10 Safeguarding in Health and Social Care Credits 15
Unit 11 The Role of Public Health in Health and Social Care Credits 15
Unit 12 Physiological Principles for Health and Social Care Credits 15
Unit 19 Contemporary Issues in Health and Social Care Credits 15
Unit 23 Employability Skills Credits 15
Unit 26 Facilitating Change in Health and Social Care Credits 15
Unit 27 Managing Quality in Health and Social Care Credits 15
* Optional units are subject to change

Entry Requirement

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age. You will normally need to have at least one of the following:

•  A BTEC National Certificate or Diploma in an appropriate area
•  An AVCE/GNVQ in an appropriate vocational area
•  A GCE A Level profile which demonstrates strong performance in a relevant subject or an adequate performance in more than one GCE subject.
•  Other related Level 3 qualifications / related work experience
•  Mature students and students with other qualifications or an interest in the subject are encouraged to apply, and will be considered after interview

Language Proficiency:
Applicants whose first language is not English, or who have not studied the final two years of school in English, must demonstrate their English Language proficiency equals to IELTS 5.5 with minimum of 5.0 band being awarded in individual sections.

Assessment

Each unit is internally assessed using written assignments, work-based assignments, practical assessment, portfolio development and presentations and are graded by lecturers. Grades awarded are Pass, Merit or Distinction.

Progression
This course allows progression into or within employment in the health and social care sector. Learners can further their studies and progress to the second or third year of an undergraduate degree.
Qualification Level
BTEC HND Level 4 & 5
Duration
24 Months

Starting Dates:
September, January, April

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