13:00 to 16:00
11 week course
The primary purpose of the programme is to recognise the development of knowledge and skills regarding exploring opportunities in health and social care. The course has been designed to enable you to explore this vocational area and gain skills and confidence in health and social care, which may progress towards further education, voluntary or paid employment.
What will I learn?
To achieve the Certificate in Health & Social Care, you will need to complete the following units:
· Exploring Opportunities in Health and Social Care
· Awareness of the Role and Responsibilities in the Adult Social Care Worker
· Awareness of the Skills and Attitudes Needed to Work in Adult Social Care
· The Principles of Care, Organisational Policies and the Role of the Care Worker
· Working with Others in a Health and Social Care Setting
· Awareness of Communication in Adult Social Care
· Human Growth and Development
· Understand the Range of Service Provision within Health and Social Care
How will the course be assessed?
Learners attend weekly sessions and engage in learning activities to support the learning outcomes. Progressing each week, learning will be structured towards completing both individual and group activities to increase knowledge and understanding which will be assessed using a range of methods.
Further support and learning can be accessed through the Moodle page, which will support the length of the course with activities, resources and further reading links.
Materials and other information
Once enrolled onto the course via LAL enrolment, you will be contacted by your tutor with venue and days/times for attendance.
The Additional Learning Support Team work across college supporting students with a variety of learning needs in different ways. Support can be requested at enrolment or at any point throughout your course. For more information about ALS or support booking onto a course telephone 0333 0031717
Progression and Careers
· Regular submission of work that will be assessed and reviewed weekly.
· Learners will receive feedback in order to further develop their knowledge
· Learners will assess their knowledge at the start of the course and again at the end against the learning outcomes. This allows them to identify how much they have learnt and where they might need to do further study or research. · Learners will also be supported to set an individual target(s) for the course based on starting points, personal goals and career aspirations.