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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 2022
Cost description Fee On Application
Attendance pattern Daytime

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

Develop your awareness of the types of work within the health and social care sectors, as well as the roles played by industry professionals. You'll cover key areas of current practice in health and social care to support your career choice. Course themes: - Equality, diversity & rights in health & social care- Human growth & development- Safeguarding in health & social care- Communication in health & social care Placement is a mandatory part of the course. You will: - Learn from visiting speakers, currently working in the NHS or social care- Be taught by experts in health and social care- Go on placement, as an integral part of the course- Have the opportunity to go on trips, such as to NHS careers events Course specific stats: - 100% pass rate- Students progressed onto level 3, apprenticeships and work within health and social care Facilities: You’ll study and learn guided by health and social care experts. Practical sessions will be carried out using resources such as our Hospital Room, where you can gain practical skills before going into placement. You will have a placement coordinator who will help you find your placement and visit you whist you are there, to ensure you have completed the required paperwork.

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

4 GCSEs at grade 3, including English or maths. A clear commitment to wanting to work in the care sector and complete 40 hours of work experience with adults in a care setting. Completion of a DBS is required.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

You will be assessed through a unit-by-unit approach in a variety of ways such as leaflets, posters, displays and work placement diaries. The course is 100 coursework marked by your tutors.

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Name Haybridge Road
Address Haybridge Road
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Phone 01952 642200
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