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- Type: Higher National Certificate & Diploma | Institute of Technology | Health & Social Care
- Level: 4
- Study Mode: Full-time & Part-time
- Start Date: September 2023
- Location: Harlow College Campus
- Awarding Body: Pearson BTEC
Applications for courses starting in September must be completed by Friday 30th June. Applications received after this date will go through our late interview and enrolment process. This may delay your course start date.
1 year full-time (2.5 days), 2 years part-time (2 evenings)
Entry to Year 1:
64 UCAS points from Level 3 Access Diploma or equivalent Level 3 qualification (e.g. A-Levels) Also, GCSEs Grade C/level 4 (or above) for Maths and English, or equivalent (e.g. Pass at Functional Skills Level 2).
Direct Entry to Year 2 (top-up year):
Successful completion of HNC in Healthcare Practice (120 HNC Credits)
BTEC Level Diploma (MM) or Extended Diploma (MPP), Access to HE Diploma in Nursing/Midwifery/Health & Social Care or 2 A Levels to include Health & Care or Health & Social Care, (C,C) equal to 64 UCAS points. Related work experience.
Transfer of credit from another qualification is considered on an individual basis and will require an interview.
About the course
The course covers a range of subjects including innovation and improvement, person-centred practice, care planning processes, supporting individuals through significant life events, supporting team and partnerships, psychophysiological disorders, and health psychology. Classes are taught though face-to-face lectures and one-to-one meetings. Students will engage in group work, research projects and flip-learning.
Where will this course take me?
- Senior care assistant
- Senior support worker in a range of health and care settings
- Integrated support worker
- Care navigator
- Care co-ordinator
Not yet Available
How much does it cost?
£5995 (£4995 if you have already completed the HNC course elsewhere.)
You may be eligible to a student loan to cover your fees and maintenance. This loan is available from the Government via Student Finance England. The https://www.gov.uk/studentfinancesteps website has full details and you can use their calculator to see what help you may be entitled to.
If you have any questions our Admissions Advisers are on hand to offer financial advice and guidance. Please email: or call 01279 868100
Included in the fee:
- £10 free printing per year
- All tuition and assessment
Not included in the fee:
- Printing over £10
- Cost of trips
- Cost of residential visits
- Basic stationery
*There may be additional costs for this course
The timetable should be available a month prior to commencement.
Assessment & Feedback
Research based assessment
Problem Solving assessment
Investigation based assessment
Portfolio based assessment
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