CACHE Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care | Loughborough College

CACHE Level 3 Extended Diploma in
Health and Social Care

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This course will suit people who are interested in the health and social care services. It is relevant for people who would like to work in nursing, social work, home/day care, or residential care, as well as in more general careers involving work with children, young people, adults, or older people.

Course Content

You will study nine core units covering:

  • Developing Effective Communication
  • Equality, Diversity and Rights
  • Sociological Perspectives for Health and Social Care
  • Psychological Perspectives for Health and Social Care
  • Human Development and Growth
  • Safeguarding in Health and Social Care
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Working in Health and Social Care
  • Reflective Practice

These units are assessed by an external, written assignment and you will complete a mandatory placement throughout the two years.

There are also nine specialist units and a second, externally assessed, written assignment. You must pass all units in the first year to progress to the second year of the course. All units will be assessed by coursework.

Features/Benefits

  • There will be guest speakers who are practising health and social care professionals.
  • Tutors will use a range of teaching methods and try to adapt to your preferred learning style.
  • This course may be eligible for the new 24 Plus Advanced Learning Loan.

Entry Requirements

  • At least five GCSEs at grade C or above, including English and Maths.
  • A satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required for courses involving work placement and will be required before going into employment.

Progression Opportunities

As well as entering employment, you could progress on to vocational degrees in nursing, occupational therapy, social work, or youth and community work. You could also progress on to relevant academic degrees in areas such as criminology, psychology, sociology, or social policy.

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Key Facts

Dates:

  • September 2018

Mode of Attendance:

  • Full Time (FT)

Level:

3

Course Duration:

2 Years

Programme Costs:

  • The fees for this course are currently being confirmed.

Please contact Student Recruitment for more information.

College Course Code:

  • 18/19KFH5211

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