Health and Social Care

Foundation Diploma Health & Social Care

Course Details

Foundation Diploma
Subject Area
Health & Social Care
Age Group

Openshaw Campus
(Evening Only - 1 year)

Openshaw Campus
(Full Time - 1 year)

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This qualification has been designed to provide in-depth knowledge and skills for the health and social care sector. It supports progression to a variety of health and social care related degrees.

The qualification will give you the skills and knowledge essential for progression to Higher Education or employment opportunities within the Health and Social Care Sector.

This programme is made up of a number of internally and externally assessed modules including:

• Human Lifespan Development
• Working in Health and Social Care
• Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs
• Principles of Safe Practice in Health and Social Care
• Physiological Disorders and their Care
• Nutritional Health
• This course is also available as an evening course.

Entry Requirements
L2 qualification in HSC and have (or be working towards) a minimum of either grade D/3 at GCSE or Level 2 Functional Skills in both Maths and English Language

Over the course of your studies you will complete a number of assessments including examinations, coursework and externally assessed assessments.

Progress on to degree-level study with our higher education partner, UCEN Manchester. Students progressing from The Manchester College will receive a cash award through the Achievers Scholarship. Click Here to explore courses and apply.

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If you need help with affording college, there are a number of different finance and funding options available to you including the Advanced Learner Loan. 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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