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Health and Social Care Bridging

You’ll gain a range of skills, techniques and personal attributes essential for a successful career in health and social care. The course offers a placement and the opportunity to develop work-related skills in a health or care environment.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Health
School Leaver - Vocational/Technical
Location: The Roundhouse
Full Time or Part Time: FT
Level: N/A
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: Y
The Roundhouse

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/health-and-social-care-bridging
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Course Information for Students

You’ll gain a range of skills, techniques and personal attributes essential for a successful career in health and social care. The course offers a placement and the opportunity to develop work-related skills in a health or care environment. 

Four GCSEs at grade D or above – to include English (grade 3 or above) – will be accepted.

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. 

Units include:

  • Communication in Health and Social Care
  • Individual Rights in Health and Social Care
  • Individual Needs in Health and Social Care
  • Ensuring Safe Environments in Health and Social Care
  • Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care
  • Human Lifespan Development
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths

You will develop your skills in maths and English to support your main programme of study, help with your future progression and enhance your life skills. 

This course will be delivered on-site.

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.

Assessment is through a range of assignment and placement tasks PLUS EXAMS scheduled over the year.  These will include written assessments, presentations, displays and practical tasks.  An overall grade is given at the end of the year.  Functional Skills will be assessed by portfolio and online assessments.

Further study
If you gain an overall grade of Merit or Distinction on this Health and Social Care course and pass Functional Skills in English at Level 2, you may be able to progress to the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care – subject to interview and good attendance.

Careers
You can move into healthcare or related employment.

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering curriculum, please contact us via email on businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Health Services and Public Health Managers and Directors

£41481

Health Services and Public Health Managers and Directors

Health Professionals n.e.c.

£37063

Health Professionals n.e.c.

Health Associate Professionals n.e.c.

£18728

Health Associate Professionals n.e.c.

Health Care Practice Managers

£29591

Health Care Practice Managers

More Careers Information at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/career-pathways
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Course Information Last Updated On: October 18, 2021 1:56 pm