BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma / Diploma in Health and Social Care at Coleg Sir Gar
- A minimum of 300 hours of relevant work experience for the Diploma andÂ 50 hours of work for the Subsidiary Diploma
- First Aid qualification
- Nationally recognised qualifications that are delivered by vocationally experienced staff
The LevelÂ three BTEC Subsidiary Diploma or Diploma in Health and Social Care are practical based qualifications which allowÂ learners to study units related to the health and social care profession.
TheÂ Subsidiary DiplomaÂ students have to achieve a minimum of 50 hours of work placement over this one year course.
Diploma students have to achieveÂ a minimum of 300 hours of work placement over a two year course. Diploma studentsÂ will have the opportunity to study the Welsh Baccalaureate alonside their main qualification.
Learners aged 16 - 19 years will usually require a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grades A* - C or a Distinction grade from a First Diploma. An appreciation of the skills and qualities necessary to work in a health and social care setting is also required.
The course is continually assessed through the completion of unit assignments which enable the learners to attain a pass, merit or distinction grade. A final cumulative grade is awarded at the end of the course. Methods of assessment include presentations, essays and practical sessions. There are no formal examinations.
The Level 3 BTEC Subsidiary Diploma and Diploma in Health and Social Care courses are widely accepted qualifications in the health and social care sector. Learners wishing to enter the world of work will find these courses provide an excellent foundation for this field of work.
How to apply
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