Health and Social Care BTEC Level 3 Diploma at Ealing, Hammersmith & West London College
This course is for you, if you want to work in the field of Health and Care establishments such as: Registered Care Homes Community Work Social Work Probation Services Voluntary Work
Alternatively, if you wish to progress your studies and pursue more advanced study on:- Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work Training Courses and a range of university degree courses to seek a career in the general field of Health or Social Care.
You will have the opportunity to study the following 9 compulsary core units:
- Developing Effective Communication
- Equality, Diversity and Rights.
- Safety and Security development through the Life Stages Anatomy and Physiology
- Personal and Professional Development
- Sociological and Psychological Perspectives
- Science for Health Nutrition
- Human Inheritance
- Work Experience (mandatory 55 hours)
During the second year of the programme students will study a further 9 optional units in Health and Social Care.
5 GCSEs grade A - C, including English and a subject relevant to your chosen area of study. Students with full Level 2 vocational qualifications with an overall Merit/Distinction will be considered alongside 2 GCSEs grade A - C including GCSE English and a good reference. Some subjects will need GCSE maths.
Study at University on health, nursing, social work, social policy, psychology or criminology programmes. Or have gained employment as a care worker, supervisor, community worker, or outreach worker. You could work as a care assistant or social work assistant. Salaries range from £16,000 to £25,000 for a supervisory position.
You will learn in dedicated classrooms and undertake a programme of visits and professional input. All learners will be required to undertake work experience.
This is a full time programme which will consist of 3 days per week in college. You must complete a minimum of 100 hours work experience over the 2 year programme.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ealing, Hammersmith & West London College directly.