Where is the course delivered?
This is a Distance Learning course, so there is no need to attend College.
This course will be delivered online or paperbased over 16-20 weeks. Guided learning hours: 174.
Who is the course for?
This qualification is aimed at learners wishing to develop skills in Health and Social Care and may wish to go onto further study or work in this area.
What does the course involve?
PERSONAL AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
Individual Rights and Responsibilities
Section 1 Understand their individual rights
Section 2 Understand their individual responsibilities
Identify and Cultural Diversity
Section 1 Understand the meanings of the terms social diversity and inclusion
Section 2 Understand equality, discrimination and prejudice
Section 3 Understand the diversity of communities
Section 1 Know how he/she spends his/her time
Section 2 Understand time management
Section 3 Know how to use time management as a way of reducing stress
Research Skills for Academic Study
Section 1 Understand how to plan research on a given topic
Section 2 Assess the reliability of a range of different types of information sources
Section 3 Know how to utilise information to inform own writing
Section 4 Utilise information to inform own writing
HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE UNITS
Ethnical Issues in Health Care
Section 1 Understand the concept of ethics as it relates to health and social care professions
Section 2 Understand a number of ethical issues in health care
Section 3 Understand the complexity of factors involved in ethnical issues
Introduction to a Healthy Lifestyle
Section 1 Know what contributes to a healthy lifestyle
Section 2 Know how activities contribute to a healthy lifestyle
Section 3 Know what contributes to an unhealthy lifestyle
Section 4 Know how to develop a personal healthy lifestyle plan
Introduction to Physical Disability
Section 1 Know the importance of a person centred approach when working with individuals with a physical disability
Section 2 Know the main causes of physical disability
Section 3 Know how the challenges of living with a physical disability can be addressed
Introduction to Mental Health
Section 1 Know the importance of a person centred approach when working with individuals with mental health problems
Section 2 Know the main factors that can cause mental health problems
Section 3 Understand the importance of effective communication with individuals who have mental health problems
Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care
Section 1 Know how to recognise signs of abuse
Section 2 Know how to respond to suspected or alleged abuse
Section 3 Understand the national and local context of safeguarding and protection from abuse
Section 4 Understand the ways to reduce the likelihood of abuse
Section 5 Know how to recognise and report unsafe practices
Preparing for a Career in Health and Social Care Professions
Section 1 Know about the career structure and job opportunities in an identified health or social care profession
Section 2 Know how to prepare for a career in an identified health or social care profession
For more information, please contact the Distance Learning Team
01823 366612 / email@example.com
- Learners must be aged 19 years or over as at 31/08/17
- Must have lived in the EU for the last three years
- Must currently reside in England
- Must have a full Level 2 qualification or above (i.e. QCF Diploma Level 2, five GCSEs/O Levels grade A-C, two or three AS Levels, CSE grade 1 5 or more, one A Level, QCF Certificate, GNVQ Intermediate, First Diploma, NVQ Level 2, First Certificate or Principle of Learning Level 2)
- Unemployed and claiming benefits, and using the qualification to obtain work.
*An administration fee will be incurred if you withdraw from the course.
What are the assessment methods?
Assessments are due at the end of each unit. Your tutor will assess your work and build up your portfolio of evidence learning. A certificate will be awarded on satisfactory submission of evidence of learning for the units studied.
What are the College attendance requirements?
As this is a Distance Learning course, there is no need to attend college