Health and Social Care Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma at Chichester College
The BTEC Level 3 course offers an engaging programme for those who are clear about the area of employment they wish to enter, either in Health or Social Care sector. There is potential for the qualification to prepare learners for progression within education onto university or direct into employment. For adult learners, the course can extend previous work experience or is suitable for those wishing to change careers.
This course consists of six core units. Work experience is an integral part of the course. Within the first year you will be taught: - Developing Effective Communication in Health and Social Care - Equality, Diversity and Rights in Health and Social Care - Health, Safety and Security in Health and Social Care - Development Through the Life Stages - Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care - Caring for Children and Young People. The second year will offer a variety of specific units and optional pathways in Health Studies or Social Care. Second year units: - Supporting and Protecting Adults - Coping with Change in a Health and Social Care Context - Caring for Individuals with Additional Needs - Dealing with Challenging Behaviour - Caring for Older People - Infection Prevention and Control - Technology in Health and Social Care Services - Working within Health or Social Care.
Teaching and learning through taught sessions, group work, role play, self study and practical tasks. There will also be a number of trips to help enhance the learning experience for all. Students will have access to a wide range of reading materials within the library, online & IT resources. In accordance with the new Enhanced Disclosure (DBS) regulations, all students will have to sign a “disqualification by association” declaration form before going into work placements with under 5’s.
.• 5 GCSE’s A*-C including English Language and Maths, (Science is required if Nursing/Midwifery is the preferred route). • Other vocational qualifications may be considered (alongside GCSEs) if they are in a relevant subject. • Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (formerly CRB) check.
There will be a variety assignments, which will be assessed in a variety of ways including written projects, essays, presentations, voice recordings and virtual tasks. Assignments are graded Pass, Merit or Distinction. Some of these tasks will need to be submitted online.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Chichester College directly.