Entry to the Health & Social Care Sector (19+)

Entry to the Health & Social Care Sector (19+)

Subject Area: Health & Social Care Adult Learning

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Course Information

  • Start Date: Sep, 2022
  • Attendance: Part-time
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course Code: 153101
  • Entry Requirements

    Applicants will be interviewed to check their suitability for the course.

    Course Overview

    This course is based at our Ipswich campus.

    Our Entry to Social Care course allows a pathway for those who are keen to work in the social care sector or gain a recognised health and social care qualification.

    The course is 1 day a week and will run from 9:30 - 3pm.

    At the end of the course, you will be awarded with a BTEC Level 2 First Certificate in Health and Social Care which can open up career opportunities for such roles as: Care Assistant in Residential Home, Hospital Health Care Support Worker, Support Worker in Mental Health or Learning Disabilities.

    Course Highlights

    Units you will study include:

    1. Human Lifespan Development (External Exam Unit)

    2. Healthy Lifestyles (External Exam Unit)

    3. Care Values in Health and Social Care

    4. Effective Communication in Health and Social Care

    5. Body Systems and Care of Disorders

    6. Impact of Nutrition on Health and Wellbeing

    7. Health and Social Care Services

    You also have the option of studying English & maths in the evening alongside this course if you wish to also obtain these qualifications.

    Next Steps

    Successful completion of the course can provide an opportunity for careers such as: Care Assistant in Residential Home, Hospital Health Care Support Worker, Support Worker in Mental Health or Learning Disabilities.

    Further study (Level 3 Award or Access to HE)

    Tuition Costs

    if you are in receipt of benefits the course may be free - for details regarding fee remission, please visit our Tuition Fees page.

    Additional Costs

    Textbook & DBS - Costs are covered if you are eligible for a 19+ Bursary.