Health and Social Care

Extended Diploma Health & Social Care

Course Details

Extended Diploma
Subject Area
Health & Social Care
Age Group
16 - 18

Openshaw Campus
(Part Time Non Released - 1 year)

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This course is part of our Industry Excellence Academy and has been developed in collaboration with employers and businesses so that the content meets the needs of industry and prepares you for your future career.
You can expect to study:
Human Growth and Development
Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care
Equality, Diversity and Rights in Health and Social Care
Communication in Health and Social Care
Infection Prevention and Control in Health and Social Care
Working in Health and Social Care
Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care

Through an external work placement within the Health and Social Care sector, you will have the ability to confidently practice health care procedures and understand the theory behind them.

Please Click Here to view the specific entry requirements for our 16-18 Study Programmes.

Work Experience is a vital part of the course and you will be supported in finding a work placement relevant to your study.

Students will be assessed through a series of formal assessments and coursework projects.

Upon successful completion of the course and achieving the entry requirements, you could progress onto one of our Level 3 programmes.

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If you need help with affording college, there are a number of different finance and funding options available to you. You might be eligible for special bursary support or extra help from the government. Have a look at our fees, finance & funding page to find out all the information you need.

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Health & Social Care

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

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