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Social Care Entry Level 3/Level 1 at East Kent College

Course description

Perfect if you are considering a career in social care industry.

Course content

You’ll learn the basic skills of caring which are needed to progress onto a higher level of study and become a qualified care worker. This Study Programme has been designed in such a way that if you are not sure which vocational area you would like to study in, you will have the chance to move and sample a different area at various points in the year.

You will work towards external accreditation in Employability skills and a vocational qualification.

This Study Programme will include English and Maths at an appropriate level, and it will support the development of skills towards employability and suitability to progress onto the next level of study.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course however a keen interest in the subject is vital.

Assessment

You will learn through practical demonstrations, and assessment will be through written work.

Financial information

If you are 16-18yrs old at the start of the Study Programme, it will be free. There may be additional payments required for trips, visits and other materials. For adult learners (over 19) financial support towards the costs of your Study Programme may be available. Eligible students may be able to get help with course related costs such as travel, equipment and childcare. Please contact Support Services for confirmation of all Study Programme fees quoted:Folkestone Campus - 01843 605062 (or e-mail supportservices.folkestone@eastkent.ac.uk)

Future opportunities

What next? On successful completion you could progress onto our Level 2 programme.

Further information

Please Contact - Student Support Services on 01843 605062, e-mail: support.services@eastkent.ac.uk

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 31 October 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year(s)
  • Course code: 204124/1/1
  • Web url: www.eastkent.ac.uk
  • Number of planned places: 6

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    • East Kent College's Folkestone Campus is in easy reach of the town centre and Folkestone's thriving creative quarter.

      We offer Study Programmes and courses across a range of subject areas, suited for all students, abilities and ambitions.

      We already haveThe Edge, our School of Creative and Business, a unique combination of a Peter Jones Enterprise Academy and a range of Design, Photography and Film  courses as well as some other fantastic new facilties planned for 2015.

      East Kent College is committed to developing the prosperity and well-being of the communities we serve.