This programme is designed to support progression to the next level of study and is aimed at those students who may require further scaffolding and support to reach that level.
You will study English and maths skills alongside Health and Social Care.
Entry requirements will be assessed on an individual basis. However, a minimum of grade 3 is required in English Language.
An interview is essential before you can enrol. You will also need evidence of identity for the Criminal Records Bureau (DBS) check. A clear DBS is required for your placement. A good record of attendance is also required and evidence of this must be provided.
You will study units such as:
Assessment is through a range of assignment and placement tasks scheduled over the year. These will include written assessments, presentations, displays and practical tasks.
You need practical smart clothing and shoes for attendance at your placement. You will also have to cover the travel costs to reach your placement.
You can progress to the next level of study which is likely to be Level 2 or Level 3 Health and Social Care.
This course may support you to secure roles such as Health Care Assistant or Support Worker.