Health and Social care

Extended Diploma Health & Social Care

Course Details

Extended Diploma
Subject Area
Health & Social Care
Age Group

Harpurhey Campus
(Part Time Non Released - 1 year)

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On this course you will gain knowledge and understanding of the Health and Social Care sector, supporting progression to further learning or the workplace.

You will explore topics including:
• Equality, diversity and rights in health and social care
• Human growth and development through the life span
• The role and responsibilities of the Health and Social Care practitioner in relation to safeguarding individuals.

- Level 1 Functional Skills or equivalent in both English and maths
Level 1 Diploma in Health and Social Care care qualification
Or significant work experience in the Health and Social Care sector.

Work experience of 30 hours in a relevant sector specific environment to be sourced by the learner.

Portfolio of evidence

- Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care
- Employment in the sector such as:
• Care Support Workers in Adult Residential Settings
• Healthcare Assistants in Community, Primary Care and Acute Health Environments
• Care Support Workers in Domiciliary Services, Supported Living or Day Services
• Community-Based Support Workers.

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Health & Social Care

There’s arguably no greater reward in life than helping another person.

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