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Health & Social Care BTEC Level 2 Diploma at Bromley College of Further & Higher Education

Course description

This course helps you to develop the knowledge communication skills and practical skills required by Care professionals. It is the same level as GCSE.

Course content

The course consists of 

3 core units:

  • Human Lifespan Development
  • Health and Social Care Values
  • Carrying out a research project in Health and Social Care

4 mandatory units:

  • Effective Communication in H & S Care
  • Equality and Diversity in H & S Care
  • Individual Rights in H & S Care
  • Healthy Living
    plus, 6 optional units which could be for example First Aid, Social Influences, Health & Well-being, Child Development and Observation.

Functional skills at level 2 for English and mathematics or GCSE English and mathematics if you have a D grade will also be studied.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs A*-D with a grade D in Eng Lang or Functional Skills English at level 1, and mathematics at grade D or functional skills mathematics at level 1.

DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) clearance & suitable reference

Assessment

Assessment is through both internal and external assessment. The units entitled, Human lifespan Development and Healthy Living are both externally assessed through examinations. Coursework units are assessed by the completion of projects, assignments or presentations. Units are graded and an overall grade for the qualification is awarded.

Methods of teaching include, role play, discussion, peer/group work, written, and practical exercises.

You are required to attend college and also placement. Placements are arranged with our dedicated placement officers and include Care homes youth settings, nurseries, schools, rehabilitation centres and nursing homes.

Financial information

Additional costs:
  • Enhanced DBS currently £44
  • Set text book
  • College Heath and Social Care
  • T Shirt to be worn whilst on placement

Future opportunities

90 Credit Diploma in Health and Social Care or employment/training.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 10 February 2016
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    • Only ten minutes from Bromley town centre, our Bromley Campus sits in acres of green space, providing the perfect setting for studying. There’s an impressive Learning Resource Centre, three cafes, two IT study centres and buzzing Common Rooms.

      Our Technology Centre gives our construction, motor vehicle and engineering students the  opportunity to work in specialist industry standard workshops.

      Enhance, our West End style hair and beauty salon, offers a modern learning environment and a range of hair, beauty and nail treatments for students, staff and the general public.

      Our brand new Sports Centre provides 21st century sports facilities for our students and the local community. Set over two floors, the new centre houses badminton and basketball courts, indoor football, a state-of-the-art gymnasium, new lecture theatre, sport science labs and specialist demonstration facilities.

      - See more at: http://www.bromley.ac.uk/about-the-college/our-campuses/#sthash.G6plek0Q.dpuf

      Only ten minutes from Bromley town centre, our Bromley Campus sits in acres of green space, providing the perfect setting for studying. There’s an impressive Learning Resource Centre, three cafes, two IT study centres and buzzing Common Rooms.

      Our Technology Centre gives our construction, motor vehicle and engineering students the  opportunity to work in specialist industry standard workshops.

      Enhance, our West End style hair and beauty salon, offers a modern learning environment and a range of hair, beauty and nail treatments for students, staff and the general public.

      Our brand new Sports Centre provides 21st century sports facilities for our students and the local community. Set over two floors, the new centre houses badminton and basketball courts, indoor football, a state-of-the-art gymnasium, new lecture theatre, sport science labs and specialist demonstration facilities

      - See more at: http://www.bromley.ac.uk/about-the-college/our-campuses/#sthash.G6plek0Q.dpuf

      Only ten minutes from Bromley town centre, our Bromley Campus sits in acres of green space, providing the perfect setting for studying. There’s an impressive Learning Resource Centre, three cafes, two IT study centres and buzzing Common Rooms.

      Our Technology Centre gives our construction, motor vehicle and engineering students the  opportunity to work in specialist industry standard workshops.

      Enhance, our West End style hair and beauty salon, offers a modern learning environment and a range of hair, beauty and nail treatments for students, staff and the general public.

      Our brand new Sports Centre provides 21st century sports facilities for our students and the local community. Set over two floors, the new centre houses badminton and basketball courts, indoor football, a state-of-the-art gymnasium, new lecture theatre, sport science labs and specialist demonstration facilities