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BTEC Level 3 (part time) Diploma in Health and Social Care

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Description

This qualification will give students a broad range of practical health and social care skills relevant to anyone seeking employment in the health and social care sector and those wanting to progress to further academic study.

This course can lead to entry into higher education including an HNC/HND or foundation degree in a range of health and social care subjects. From there students can go on to complete their degree course at university.

 

Course Structure

To gain an BTEC Level 3 qualification students require a minimum of 90 credits. Students are required to complete four core units (worth 10 credits each) and further elective units totaling 50 credits (the credits awarded for each elective unit are shown below). Personal and Professional Development in Health and Social Care require students to complete at least 100 hours of work experience.In some cases credits may be awarded through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) which may give students exemption from some units.

Core Units

Unit 1: Developing Effective Communication in Health and Social Care 10 Credits
Unit 2: Equality, Diversity and Rights in Health and Social Care 10 Credits
Unit 3: Health, Safety and Security in Health and Social Care 10 Credits
Unit 4: Development Through the Life Stages 10 Credits

Elective Units

Unit 5: Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care 10 Credits
Unit 6: Personal and Professional Development in Health and Social 20 Credits
Unit 11: Safeguarding Adults and Promoting Independence 10 Credits
Unit 21: Nutrition for Health and Social Care 10 Credits
Unit 26: Caring for Individuals with Additional Needs 5 Credits
Unit 27: Dealing with Challenging Behaviours 5 Credits
Unit 28: Caring for Older People 5 Credits
Unit 40: Dementia Care 5 Credits
* Elective 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:

• An ideal candidate should have a GCSE Grade C or above in English & Maths and be involved in work experience 1 day a week.
• Other related Level 2 qualifications / related work experience.
• Students with other qualifications or an interest in the subject are encouraged to apply, and will be considered after an interview.
• Applicants whose first language is not English, must satisfy the College of their English language proficiency.

 

Assessment

Assessment is through l00% coursework, there are no examinations. This is a practical, work related course and you will learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic situations. 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 qualification will give students a broad range of practical health and social care skills relevant to anyone seeking employment in the health and social care sector and those wanting to progress to further academic study.

This course can lead to entry into higher education including an HNC/HND or foundation degree in a range of health and social care subjects. From there students can go on to complete their degree course at university.

 

Duration
12 Months part time

Starting Dates:
January, April and September

 

 

Address:West London College of Business & Management Sciences

Khosla House
Park Lane
Hounslow, Middlesex
TW5 9WA
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 208 897 2656
Fax: +44 208 897 2696
Email: admin@wlcbms.ac.uk

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