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Health And Social Care Single Course Option (Certificate/Introductory Diploma)

Health And Social Care Single Course Option (Certificate/Introductory Diploma)

Course Content

Students on this course study a broad range of topics such as: communication, equality and rights, health and safety, health promotion, caring for children, working in the health and social care sectors and nutrition. As part of the course there are opportunities to take part in relevant work placements - for example, in a care home, nursery, primary or secondary school or a day-centre. This will help you to collect information for coursework, as well as gaining practical experience of working in a care setting.  Many university courses and employers expect you to have done some relevant work placement prior to starting your degree course or career.

Entry Requirements

What are the entry requirements?

To study health and social care at this level you need four GCSEs at grade 4 or better or a relevant vocational Level 2 qualification at Merit grade or above.


What opportunities will this lead to?

Students can progress to study higher level qualifications in further or higher education including degrees in nursing and teaching. Alternatively you can progress on to career areas through apprenticeships, higher apprenticeships and traineeships or enter the workplace.

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