Health & Social Care (Vocational)

This course is designed to cover a range of topics providing you with the
knowledge and skills required for a career or further study in the healthcare or
social care sector. Our highly qualifi ed and experienced teaching, team ensure
that all students have upto-date access to a wide range of expertise and
specialisms. Many of our teachers are dual professionals having worked in areas
and roles such as nursing, counselling, safeguarding, and care home
managers. 

Outline

You will study a range of units that cover all aspects across the health and social care sectors. You will study modules such as physiological disorders, working in the health sector, dealing with challenging behaviour, caring for children and young people, and caring for individuals with additional needs all of which will provide you with the skills, knowledge, and insight needed to succeed in this rapidly changing and diverse sector.

All students complete placements as part of their course to ensure they have the opportunity to experience day-to-day life in health and care roles.

Assessment:

  • Written assessments
  • Case study analysis
  • Independent research and a presentation of findings
  • Presentations to staff and students
  • Professional discussions
  • Internal and external assessments
  • Care standards assessed on placement to complete the Care Certificate 

What enrichment will there be?

  • NHS Trust induction training programme
  • First aid qualification
  • Fundraising activities within the local community
  • Workshops from industry professionals

Entry Requirements

Intermediate level courses require four grade 3s at GCSE.<br/> For advanced Vocational courses, students are required to have five grade 4s at GCSE, which must include either English or mathematics.<br/> For advanced Vocational courses, students are required to have five grade 4s at GCSE, which must include either English or mathematics.

Progression

Studying this qualifi cation can lead to a wide range of potential career options in the health sector. Many of our students progress into higher level study and past students have enjoyed successful careers in nursing, dental nursing, occupational therapy, midwifery, health visiting, radiography, physiotherapy, counselling, or as dietitians. Alternatively, you may enter a career in youth work. 

Apply

NameAvailable at:Start DateAcademic Yr
Childcare, Heatlth and Social Care Introductory Diploma (Vocational Studies) Level 1 Eccles Sixth Form College 05/09/2022 22/23
CACHE Health and Social Care Certificate Level 3 (Adults Loan Only) Eccles Sixth Form College 05/09/2022 22/23
Health and Social Care Extended Certificate Level 3 Eccles Sixth Form College 05/09/2022 22/23
CACHE Health and Social Care Extended Diploma Level 2 Eccles Sixth Form College 05/09/2022 22/23
Introductory Diploma (Hybrid) in Health Social Care and Early Years Level 1 Worsley College 05/09/2022 22/23
Skills for Learning and Employment (Health and Social Care) - Diploma Level 2 Worsley College 31/08/2022 22/23
Health and Social Care Extended Diploma Level 3 (Year 1 of 2) Worsley College 05/09/2022 22/23

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