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Level 3 in Health & Social Care

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Course CodeM0609
Academic Year1819
Dates10th September 2018 to 28th June 2019
Location NameNuneaton Campus
AreaHealth & Social Care
Mode Of ProvisionFull Time
IntroductionThe Level 3 90-credit BTEC Diploma prepares learners for direct employment in the care sector and is suitable for those who wish to continue their studies and remain at college to achieve an Extended Diploma (Year 2) It is broadly equivalent to 1.5 GCE A Levels in year 1 raising to 3 if year 2 is completed.
Study OutlineThe programme consists of a number of units amounting to a total of 90 credits. Those units include: Effective Communication; Equality, Diversity and Rights; Health, Safety and Security; Life Stages; Anatomy and Physiology; Personal and Professional Development; Sociological Perspectives; Psychological Perspectives.
Entry RequirementsYou will require 4 GCSE grades A-C or equivalent to include English and a Disclosure and Barring Service check
EquipmentYou will need to wear the College Polo shirt whilst you are at work placement. You can purchase this at enrolment.
AttendanceOne year, full time.
AssessmentEach unit will be assessed through course work and your progress during work placement.
ProgressionDirect employment in care work or continuation of study to achieve an Extended Diploma (Year 2)
Qualification90 Credit Diploma
Awarding BodyEDEXCEL
Available Full-time?Y
Available Part-time?N
Suitable for Higher Education?N
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?N
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