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Clinical Healthcare Support BTEC Diploma Level 2 and Dementia Care Award Level 2 at Hugh Baird College

Course description

This course is for those aged 16 and above who are wishing to undertake a career in the Health Care Profession.

This course will enable you to develop knowledge, understanding and skills relevant to working in the Health sector.

Work placements with local providers will be an essential feature of this programme and it will also be associated with the development of new technology that is being developed to support people with independent living arrangements.

As part of this programme, you will also study the Award in Awareness of Dementia (QCF) which provides you with a solid awareness of dementia care issues.

The programme also includes studying Math’s and English functional skills, or towards GCSE grade A-C if you do not already have these grades.

Course content

  • Introduction to personal development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
  • Introduction to communication in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
  • Introduction to duty of care in health, social care or children's and young people's settings
  • Introduction to equality and inclusion in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
  • The role of the health and social care worker
  • Health and Safety
  • Dementia care

Entry requirements

In order to qualify for this course, you will need:

  • 4 GCSEs at grade E or above including English or a relevant Level 1 qualification.

Entry to all courses are subject to a successful interview, a satisfactory reference from your school or employer and evidence that you will be a committed student.

Please note: To gain access to this course you will need to go through a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. If you have criminal convictions or cautions, please do not be put off from applying for the course. Your acceptance on to the course will depend on the nature of any convictions and will be at the discretion of the College and your placement provider.

Financial information

16 - 18 Years: Free

Future opportunities

  • Dementia Care Worker
  • Care Work
  • Family Support Worker
  • Heath Care Assistant
  • Nurse
  • Mental Health Nurse
  • Health Nurse
  • Social Care Assistant
  • Social Worker

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hugh Baird College directly.

Last updated date: 20 April 2016
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    • By train

      The Merseyrail Bootle Oriel Road station is only a two minute walk from the College campus. This station is on the Northern Line and offers easy access to the College from Liverpool, Crosby, Formby, Southport and other areas.

      By car

      Satellite navigation systems (Satnav) – please enter our postcode L20 7EW.

      The closest motorway junctions are the M58 1a/ M57 Junction 7 – 3.7 miles (6km). Then follow the A59 towards Liverpool for approximately ten minutes, turning right onto the A5058 at the first roundabout, which leads onto Balliol Road.

      By bus

      Students can also travel to College on regular bus services from Southport, Formby, Crosby, Old Roan, Maghull, Litherland, Netherton, Litherland, Queens Drive and Liverpool City Centre. 

      • From Southport: 47, 48, 48a, 300
      • From Formby and Southport: 47, 48, 48a
      • From Crosby: 47, 48, 48a, 54, 62, 62a, 62b
      • From Old Roan and Maghull: 55, 300
      • From Litherland: 53, 53a, 55, 59
      • From Netherton: 52, 52a, 58, 59
      • From Queens Drive: 60, 81
      • From Liverpool City Centre: 47, 48, 52, 52a, 53, 53a, 54, 55, 55d, 155, 300