Access to Higher Education Diploma: Social Work (OCNWM)


1. Qualification details

Qualification name Access to HE Diploma (Social Work)
Qualification level Level 3
Awarding organisation Open College Network West Midlands Region
Course webpage http://www.walsallcollege.ac.uk
Course type Full time
Course start date 21 September 2020
Instruction language English
Additional price description To Be Confirmed
Funding information Advanced Learner Loans available
Attendance pattern Daytime/working hours
Support facilities Childcare facilities (on site)|Facilities/support for students with hearing impairment (on site)|Facilities/support for students with visual impairment (on site)|Facilities/support for students with learning difficulties (on site)|Guidance and advice service (on site)|Accommodation assistance

2. Course description

Access to HE Diplomas are well established national qualifications, which allow students without traditional Level 3 qualifications to apply for Higher Education courses either at university or at Walsall College.Our Access to Higher Education Diploma: Social Work course offers progression onto Higher Education courses in a variety of Social Work, Social Welfare and Youth Work related areas and courses related to careers within the public sector.The pathway specific subjects include: Introduction to Social Work, Personal Social Services, Social Welfare, Social Policy, Sociology, Psychology and Family Law (Children).

3. Entry requirements

You will need to have previously achieved a GCSE grade C or above in English or Maths. You will also need to be able to demonstrate Level 2 competency in Literacy and a minimum of Level 1-2 in Numeracy through a rigorous interview, online Initial Assessment and a written comprehension exercise. You will need to possess the necessary motivation and determination to succeed on an intensive programme and must be able to show evidence of relevant work experience to support career progression.

4. Equipment required

No equipment required

5. Assessment method

Assessment is through a combination of assignments and examinations. Assignments may include: essays, presentations, group work, discussions, controlled assignments, displays or experiments.

6. Venue

Name Wisemore Campus
Address Littleton Street West
West Midlands
WS2 8ES
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Email info@walsallcollege.ac.uk
Phone 01922 657000
Fax 01922 657083
Website http://www.walsallcollege.ac.uk

7. Other dates and venues

Venue Start date Options
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