The course consists of mandatory units and a selection of optional units that will be matched to your job role. Topics include: Communication, Health and Safety, Laws and legislation, Responsibilities, Policies and Procedures for the Sector, Role of a Care Worker, Equality & Diversity, Adult Safeguarding, Duty of Care, Handling of Information, Infection Control, Professional Development.
What else do I need to know?
A DBS is required.
Learners will need to be in employment for 15 hours a week minimum.
Learners will have an interview which will enable us to discuss your individual learner needs, course content and career prospects. Please note there may be additional costs for books, materials or other expenses.
A Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care would be an advantage. Good level of English and maths which will be assessed at the information, advice and guidance session. Also to be in a work role to support the level of the qualification.
How is it assessed?
Assessment is through observation of performance in the workplace, knowledge and understanding you show through written/oral questioning and assignments and an e-portfolio of supporting evidence is also collated.
What financial support is on offer?
You can apply for an Advanced Learning Loan or Higher Education Loan to help with the costs of your course if you are 19 or older and the course you are studying is an eligible Level 3, 4, 5 or 6 course.
What can I do next?
Progression with career and specialist qualifications in health and social care. Further progression on to higher education for the health and social care sector. Options will be discussed with you by your assessor/tutor.
How do I find out more?
Complete an on-line application form to be invited in for an interview
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