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Health and Social Care Professions Access to Higher Education Diploma at Newham College of Further Education

Course description

This is a one year full time Diploma course that provides you with the opportunity to seek entry to higher education courses in a range of subject areas. The course integrates a broad range of modules within the Health and Social Care curriculum to create a diverse programme of study. The modules explore Social Policy, Health and Illness, Social work, Inclusivity, Disability Awareness, Safeguarding children and many others. You will also study core skills modules which will prepare you for further study in this field. In addition, you will have the opportunity to take part in a work experience placement within the Health and Social Care sector. Work Experience opportunity As part of the programme you will conduct continuous work placement in a Health and Social Care environment. This will allow you to apply your theoretical knowledge into a practical work setting. Support Tutorials Group and one to one tutorials are set up on the programme to further assist you with successfully completing the course. Support tutorials are at flexible times to meet your needs. This could occur during the daytime and evenings.

Entry requirements

4 GCSE A-C including English & Maths and/or equivalent

Future opportunities

Complete an Undergraduate Degree at university. Gain work based employment within the Health and Social Care sector

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Newham College of Further Education directly.

Last updated date: 04 May 2016
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    • The East Ham Campus is situated close to the busy East Ham High Street and it's just a few minutes walk away from East Ham station, where the Hammersmith & City and District lines lead in and out of Central London. The high street is a bustling area with a vast array of shops, including the usual high street chains such as Primark, Superdrug and Sainsbury’s.

       The following courses are offered at the East Ham Campus:

      • Apprenticeships
      • Business and Retail
      • Customer Services and Catering & Hospitality
      • Fashion and Tailoring
      • Hairdressing, Beauty & Complementary Therapies
      • Health, Care & Childcare
      • Sport and Health & Fitness
      • Teaching

       This campus has seven floors, specialist amenities, commercial enterprise and it is a buzzing and vibrant place to study. It boasts amazing facilities (see Facilities section) as well as world class IT and multimedia centre, an extensive library, a fitness suite, student life area (a common room for students with TV screens, pool tables and areas to relax), a café and a restaurant.