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The course covers a wide range of subjects including:
Optional units include health care for children, older service users, disabilities, first aid, nutrition and creative activities.
Students will be expected to attend and complete block placements in an area of health and social care and will have the opportunity to upgrade GCSE results.
4 GCSEs at grade D or above, including English and Maths.
It is a requirement of the course for all students to have a successful Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to enable them to undertake the work placement.
The course is continuously assessed through assignments, projects and case studies. Students will develop a responsible and co-operative approach to working on their own and in groups. The course uses practical activities, presentations and involvement with local businesses wherever possible.
This course is a recognised route onto a Level 3 course, students should aim for a merit or distinction grade to ensure progression. Students will be expected to upgrade their GCSEs (where applicable) if they wish to progress.
Full time applications are open for 2018/19