Course details

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Qualification name Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care
Qualification level 2
Awarding organisation NCFE
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 6th September 2021
Cost description Usual concessions and support available. More information is available on the college website.
Attendance pattern Daytime

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

Boost your career prospects by learning to work with people from all life stages in the Health and Social Care sector.

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

Applicants must have a genuine interest in working with people and have a caring personality. Students must have achieved 4 GCSEs at Grade 3 or above including English Language and Mathematics. Students progressing from an academic Level 1 course may also be considered for this programme. You must have Enhanced DBS clearance as you will be working with vulnerable adults and children during your placements.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

The work is internally and externally assessed. Internal assessment is carried out via assignment based units, which will be marked by individual unit lecturers. External assessment is undertaken by completion of two examined units; these units are assessed by the awarding body. All units are graded to Pass, Merit or Distinction depending on quality and criteria achieved.

Students achieving merit grades may apply for a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma course in Health and Social Care at Havant & South Downs College. Alternatively, students can apply for jobs within the Health & Social Care sector.

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Name HSDC: South Downs Campus
Address College Road
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Phone 023 9279 7979

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