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Health and Social Care (Extended) Diploma Level 2

Practical Vs Theory

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Course overview

Further your experience and insight into the health and social care sector by acquiring a range of skills and personal attributes. You will study communication, safeguarding, working in heath and social care, human growth and development, nutrition, equality and diversity and anatomy and physiology, whilst also gainging real-life experiences via work placements to support your studies.

 

What Does The Programme Include

There are wide variety of learning methods including written assessment, professional discussion, presentations and group and practical activities.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at grade 3/​D or above including English and maths.

Need to re-sit? No problem. If you don’t achieve a Grade 4/​C in GCSE maths or English, you’ll resit your exams with us and we’ll help you prepare.

Worried about your grades?

Whatever your results, we want to assure you that extenuating circumstances will be considered should you not have the grades indicated above. 

We will review each application on a case-by-case basis to ensure you get a place on the course most suitable for you.

One of the ways we do this is through a very effective 6 weeks to success programme’ that operates from the first day you start your course. This includes support such as (but not limited to):

  • Allowing you to change courses if you change your mind in the first 6 weeks
  • Moving you between course levels if you are finding your current level too easy /​too hard
  • Incorporating English and maths GCSE resits in to your timetable if you don’t meet the grades you need
  • One-to-one reviews with your academic tutor to ensure you are progressing and achieving well

Our course enquiries and admissions team are available remotely throughout this unprecedented period. They can be contacted at enquiries@​stamford.​ac.​uk should you have any further questions.

How The Course Will Be Assessed

You will be assessed through a range of methods such as; presentations, group work and written tasks within lessons.

Additional Information

You will require a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) Certificate with no grounds that a student is professionally unsuitable to undertake professional practice or placement. Information about applying for this will be made available to you once you have been offered a place on the course.

Potential Future Career

After successful completion of this course you can progress to Level 3 Certificate in Health and Social Care or a Health and Social Care Apprenticeship should you also have Enlgish and maths at GCSE grad 4/​C or above.

 

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