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Qualification name BTEC Higher National Certificate in Social and Community Work
Qualification level 4
Awarding organisation Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 16th September 2023
Cost description NULL
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

The Level 4 HNC Social and Community Work will offer you a broad introduction to the subject area via a mandatory core of learning. You will also develop skills and experience through specialist pathways and the selection of optional units across a range of occupationally relevant subjects. Studying this course will allow you to develop a broad knowledge and awareness of key aspects of the social and community work sector through four core units, including one unit assessed by a Pearson-set ass

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

You will typically have one of the following: A BTEC Level 3 or other Level 3 qualification in a related subject (64 UCAS points) A minimum of 2 A-Levels (A2) with one in a related subject at grade C or above (64 UCAS points) Access to HE with relevant options Appropriate relevant work experience mature learners who have appropriate work experience in a related sector or role and/or have professional qualifications in a related industry are welcome to apply AND A* to C grade and/or 9

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The units covered on the course are: Law, policy and ethical practice in health and social care Demonstrating professional principles and values in health and social care practice Mental Health and wellbeing a whole person approach Fundamentals of evidence-based practice (Pearson-set project) Organisational contexts of social and community work Social policy and administration Applied understanding of human development and behaviour. Modules listed are indicative and may be subject t

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The course will give you the necessary requirements to progress on to a relevant degree such as social work, community work, or youth work. You could also progress into relevant occupational careers such as early help or adoption services.

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Name Warrington Campus
Address Winwick Road
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