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    Health Care Support

    Health Care Support | Level 2 | P10098

    Study options

    How to study

    Full Time

    Start Dates

    Start Date

    September 2024

    duration

    Duration

    1 Year

    location

    Location

    Burton Town Centre Campus

    • Course overview

      This course is ideal if you wish to enter careers within the health and social care sector. It will provide you with an introduction into key areas of current practice within health and social care.

      You will study a range of topics in health and social care, such as communication, equality and diversity, safeguarding and protection and mental health and wellbeing.

      You may also be required to study English and maths if you have not achieved GCSE at grade 4.

      You will be required to complete work experience within the relevant field to enhance your learning experience and gain a true insight into the sector. You will complete this when you are not in timetabled sessions and track the hours digitally prior to completion of the course.

    • Fees and Costs

      Educational entitlements or fee concessions are solely based on the individual programme and nationally set eligibility criteria. To see if you qualify for fee concessions then please visit the 'what will I pay' section of our website. You may be surprised what you are entitled to!

      • Course Fees Examination & Registrations
      • 16-18 School Leaver info FREE Course fee IncludedExam & Registration fee
      • 19-23 Educational Entitlement info £2160.00Course fee £90.00Exam & Registration fee
      • 19+ Part Funded info £1080.00 Course fee £90.00Exam & Registration fee
      • 19+ Fully Funded info FREECourse fee Included Exam & Registration fee
      • 24+ Fully Funded info FREECourse fee £90.00 Exam & Registration fee
      • Full Cost info £2160.00Course fee £90.00Exam & Registration fee

      Payment methods

      • Payment in Full (Credit Card / Debit Cards / Cash) accepted
      • Employer Sponsored accepted
      • Direct Debit Instalments accepted
      • Advanced Learning Loan accepted
      • Student Finance English Loan (HE) not accepted

      For International Learners

      Email us: financialsupport@bsdc.ac.uk

      Call us: 01283 494757 or 01283 494472

      Visit us: Chat to the Financial Support Team in the Learner Hub
      Just drop-in, Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5pm and Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm.

      Disclaimer

      Further Education Programme Only: The College reserves the right to change or amend, at any time, any of the course details including but not limited to; content, dates, times, venues, tutor, fees payable, concessions available, terms or conditions.

    • Entry requirements

      Applicants will be expected to have a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade 3 or an equivalent qualification

    • What modules will I study?
      • Communication in Health & Social Care
      • Equality & Diversity
      • Human Growth and Development
      • Infection Prevention and Control
      • Mental Health and Wellbeing
      • Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care
      • Working in Health & Social Care
    • How will I be assessed?

      You will be assessed through a variety of methods such as written reports, poster presentations and practical demonstrations.

    • What can I do next?

      Progression onto a Level 3 Health and Social Care course or employment in the care sector.

    • English & Maths

      Being confident with maths and English is not only important for everyday life but it’s expected as standard in the world of work. We’re committed to ensuring our learners have the full range of skills that universities and employers are looking for. If you haven’t yet achieved grade 4 (grade C) in English and maths and are aged between 16-18 years, you will continue to study these by undertaking a GCSE re-sit programme or appropriate stepping stone qualifications in addition to your vocational learning programme.

    • Work Experience

      We believe that the best way to get a real sense of your chosen industry is to try it out for yourself! That’s why all of our full time study programme courses include relevant industry work experience. It shows future employers you’ve got what it takes and are motivated to succeed. Not only does it look good on your CV, but it’s an opportunity to build up your confidence and industry contacts. Our Employment Hub works with over 500 local employers to ensure all students on full time study programmes have a high quality and meaningful work placement. So not only do you gain valuable work experience, it helps you decide on your future options, from choosing the right university course to finding the right employer. Work experience is a chance to you to spend time on an employer’s premises, observing the workplace, undertaking tasks (under supervision) alongside team members and learning the skills and behaviours needed at work. It’s designed to bridge the gap between your education and the world of work. It can help you to become aware of jobs you have not previously thought of, inform your career choices, develop your skills and help you gain the attitudes and behaviours expected at work. For more information on Work Experience, please contact our Employment Hub on 01283 494599 or email employmenthub@bsdc.ac.uk.

    • DBS – Disclosure and Barring Service

      Due to the nature of this programme, it is assumed individuals will come into contact with children or vulnerable adults during their studies and within future employment. You will therefore be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check, known as a DBS. The DBS check will be completed during your programme enrolment and conducted under the strictest confidence. If the check comes back disclosing that criminal offences have been committed, the College will carry out a risk assessment to determine whether the offence disclosed may cause problems for you accessing the course and progressing into future employment. If this is the case, you will be advised about the implications and always offered advice and guidance. Not all offences are a risk, so the return of a DBS check may not impact on your choice. All DBS information is confidential and only those who need to know will be given the information.

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    Contact Details

    Burton and South Derbyshire College
    Tel: 01283 494400

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