Health and Social Care

Certificate Health & Social Care

Course Details

Subject Area
Health & Social Care
Age Group

Harpurhey Campus
(Full Time - 36 weeks)

Openshaw Campus
(Full Time - 36 weeks)

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This qualification has been designed to provide a study of the health and social care sector. It supports progression to health and social care level 3 vocational qualifications and related degrees.

The qualification will give you the skills and knowledge essential for progression to Level 3 qualification or employment opportunities within the Health and Social Care Sector

The Certificate offers an introduction to the health and social care sector, after which you can progress onto the Extended Certificate later in the academic year.

Some of the different modules included in this course may include:

• Human Lifespan Development
• Health and Social Care Values
• Effective Communication in Health and Social Care
• Healthy Living
• Human Body Systems and Care of Disorders
• Creative and Therapeutic Activities in Health and Social Care
• Promoting Health and Wellbeing
• The Impact of Nutrition on Health and Wellbeing
• Equality and Diversity in Health and Social Care
• Individual Rights in Health and Social Care

Functional Skills Level 1 English and maths
Pearson BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Health and Social Care or relevant experience in a Health and Social Care setting.

Over the course of your studies, you will complete a number of assessments including:

• Examinations
• Coursework
• Practical tasks

Additional course costs i.e. kit
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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