Course Details

  • This two-year qualification will allow you to undertake an in-depth study of the health and social care sector and will give you the skills and knowledge essential for progression to higher education or employment opportunities within the Health and Social Care Sector.

    The course will involve a minimum of 100 hours placement in each year of study in a Health and Social Care setting.

    On the course you’ll study human lifespan development and anatomy and physiology, and learn about working in the sector, how to meet individual care and support
    needs, promoting public health and more.

  • Applicants must possess at least five GCSE’s at Grade 4 or above including English and Maths. Functional Skills in Maths at Level 2 will also be considered.
    Applicants will also be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS check.

  • Assessment for this course will take place via a number of methods including exams, coursework, synoptic assessments and work placements.

  • Upon successful completion of this qualification, learners will have the opportunity to progress onto higher education or higher apprenticeships to further enhance their knowledge of the sector before beginning their career as a social worker, health psychologist, nurse, midwife, paramedic or similar.

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  • This course is fully funded.
    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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  • Do you have a burning question about this course, or would you like to know more about the qualification you’ll receive and how it will help your career?
    Our course enquiries team is on hand to help you understand any details and answer any questions – whether it’s about applying for the course or finding out about finance. Just get in touch here!

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In one of The Manchester College’s 19 Centres of Excellence you’ll develop the skills and gain the qualifications that you need to take the next steps towards your dream career.

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