Health and Social Care

Extended Diploma Health & Social Care

Course Details

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

Openshaw Campus
(Full Time - 2 years)

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Are you caring, patient, observant and logical? Do you want to make a difference and have a rewarding career supporting others? Then this level 3 course is the course for you!

This is a full time, 2-year study programme, covers a range of health and social care topics, which are assessed internally and externally.

You will prepare for a health-related career and have the opportunity to develop your academic and writing skills and apply your knowledge to a real-life setting during practical work experience.

Some of the topics covered are:

● Safeguarding adults
● Anatomy and physiology for health and social care
● Research methodology for health and social care
● Public health

5 GCSEs at grade 4 and above including English and maths

You will be assessed through reports, exams, presentations and professional discussions.

You can progress onto university, employment or further study.

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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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