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Foundation Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 3 - September 2024

Study Mode
Full Time
Level
3
Duration
36 weeks
Subject
Health and Social Care
Suitable for
16-18
Location
East Ham Campus
Foundation Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 3 – September 2024
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The course integrates a broad range of modules within the Health and Social Care curriculum to create a diverse programme of study. The modules explored during your course include Health

Course content

The course integrates a broad range of modules within the Health and Social Care curriculum to create a diverse programme of study.

The modules explored during your course include Health and Safety, Equality and Diversity, Safeguarding Adults, Caring for Children and Young People and Effective Communication.

This is an assignment based qualification. All assignments are internally and externally assessed through a range of assessment methods. Examples of assessments methods used on this programme include observations, presentations, reports, posters and essays.

Flexibility is provided for any learner with SEN; support is available from the SEN team. The maintenance of high standards is our priority, in order to make the lessons interesting and stimulating for all learners.

Work experience

As part of the programme you will conduct a two-week work placement in a Health and Social Care environment. This will allow you to apply your theoretical knowledge into a practical work setting. An assignment will also be completed in relation to your work placement. Work experience occurs during the first and second year of your programme of study.

Enrichment activities

A range of Enrichment activities are incorporated within the programme. Examples of Enrichment activities conducted are sports activities, workshops, outings and debates. There is also the opportunity to request other enrichment activities that you have an interest in.

I-Learning sessions

This is additional time embedded in your programme for independent study. This time is used to work through assignments, complete homework activities and conduct wider reading and research to assist learning.

Personal Learning Plan sessions

A course tutor will be allocated to you on the programme. Your course tutor will be working with you to set realistic targets that will enable you to achieve. Your targets will be monitored weekly by your tutor and yourself.

Curriculum

Units covered as part of this qualification include:

  • Working in the Social Care Sector
  • Development through the Life Stages
  • Caring for Children and Young People
  • Values and Planning in Social Care
  • Health, Safety and Security in Health and Social Care
  • Developing Effective Communication in Health and Social Care
  • Equality, Diversity and Rights in Health and Social Care
  • Safeguarding Adults and Promoting Independence
  • Environmental Health

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Entry requirements

  • A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade 9-4 (A*-C) including English and Maths and/or equivalent.
  • An Initial diagnostic assessment has to be completed before you are enrolled; you need to achieve L2 English, diagnostic 60% or above to be accepted on to the Level 3 course. This is to ensure you are put on the right course at the right level.

East Ham Campus

The Eastham Campus at Newham College is a dynamic educational hub known for its diverse and inclusive learning environment. Situated in the heart of East London, the campus offers a wide range of courses and programs that cater to the needs and aspirations of students from various backgrounds. With state-of-the-art facilities and a dedicated faculty, the Eastham Campus provides students with the tools and support they need to excel academically and personally, fostering a vibrant community of learners and thinkers.

How much will this course cost?

This course is free for students aged 16-18.

The course fee for adults (19+) is TBC.

Qualification

BTEC National Foundation Diploma in Health and Social Care