This course is built in two parts that are one-year each. The first year
of study is a Certificate in Health and Social Care. The second year of study is
an Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care.
This course will enable you to develop relationships with a range of service
users and be able to plan for their individual care needs. You will learn how to
complete a care plan and identify basic care needs as well as the equipment
needed to support that person to maintain their independence.
You will develop key skills that employers are looking for such as time
management, care planning, report writing, communication skills and how to work
effectively with other professionals.
You will also develop your personal qualities such as compassion, respect for
others, valuing opinions and other key skills.
You will study a range of topics including:
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Human Development
- Equality and Diversity
- Research Skills
- Reflective Practice