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Certificate in Health and Social Care

Course Level

Level 3

Start Date

Wed 14 Sep 2022

Duration

34 weeks

Course content

  • psychological and sociological perspective and how these are applied in health and social care
  • key features of infection control
  • key features of infection control
  • The objectives of this qualification are to help learners to understand:
  • psychological and sociological perspective and how these are applied in health and social care
  • The objectives of this qualification are to help learners to understand:
  • The objectives of this qualification are to help learners to understand:
  • The importance of good communication with other health care professionals, service users and their families
  • key features of infection control
  • psychological and sociological perspective and how these are applied in health and social care
  • the role of reflective practice in health and social care settings in promoting best practice
  • The objectives of this qualification are to help learners to understand:
  • The importance of good communication with other health care professionals, service users and their families

Description

The Level 3 Certificate in Health and Social Care is more suited to people already in a role within Health and Social care who wish to progress within that role. This qualification does not provide a licence to practise, but may support progression into a wide range of job roles in the health and social care sector, including: • Care Support Workers in adult residential settings • Healthcare Assistants in community, primary care and acute health environments • Care Support Workers in domiciliary services, supported living or day services • Community-based Support Workers This course is free to any learner that does not already have a level 3 qualification.

Course content:

Nine ‘Core Mandatory’units marked by AAL [3 are completed as part of the Award]

One Extended Assessment covering the‘Core Mandatory’ units externally set and externally marked

  • Communication in health and social care
  • Infection prevention and control in health and social care
  • Psychological Perspectives in health and social care
  • Sociological perspectives in health and social care
  • Working in health and social care
  • Reflective practice

Requirements

    • completion of the Award in Health and Social Care

    • Placement in a Real Work Environment

What do I need to do this course?

Pen; paper; folder and dividers. The recommended reading list will be provided at the interview.

Teaching Methods

    • Lectures.
    • Seminars.
    • Tutorials.
    • Workshops.
    • Assignments.
    • Presentations.
    • Independent study.

    Please note that students will be expected to meet deadlines, conduct research and take part in group activities. There will be the opportunity to complete some of the course as distance/ blended learning. This will be discussed at the interview


    How is your progress checked?

    • Regular marked assignments and 1:1 and small group tutorials
    • work place competencies

    Extra study or practice required at home.

    4-5 hours per week


    What can I do after this course?

    Learners will be able to progress to the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care; also learners will be offered an interview for the Access to Higher Education Diploma leading to university study

    This can also help with progression in employment in health and social care


Course details

  • Tutor: TBC
  • Time: 1800 -2100
  • Provision: LS
  • Term: Full year
  • Location: AAL
  • You will be entitled to take this course for free if you have not obtained a Level 3 qualification. Find out more

    If you already have a Level 3 qualification, the fee for this course will be £2882. You can apply for a student loan, please see details here.

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