Clinical Healthcare Support - Level 3 Diploma (Cache)


Qualification Obtained: Diploma in Clinical Healthcare Support (QCF)

Course Overview

This qualification will support you to develop the knowledge and skills required to work within a range of clinical procedures and carry out assessment/examinations.

This course covers many aspects of Clinical Health including the principles of person centred approaches, safeguarding, communication with service users as well as infection control, waste management, tissue viability and dressings, physiological measurements, administration of medication and monitoring for side effects, nasogastric and peg feeding.  Learners will also be able to select specialist units in mental health and dementia, end of life care or promoting Independence in daily living.

This course is designed specifically for adult learners who are already working in a care environment where there are opportunities to extend your clinical practice to become a senior healthcare assistant with specialisms.

Within this course, not only will you gain a Level 3 Diploma in Clinical Healthcare Support you will also gain a wide variety of skills that will support you in your career.  You will acquire a bank of knowledge relevant to your role and also learn a range of strategies surrounding communication, behaviour management, team work, management and leadership. Safeguarding, equality and diversity, promoting inclusion, personal development, and health and safety.

You will be supported to develop you own learning strategies, including computer literacy, academic literacy and referencing skills - all of which will then support you should you wish to progress into Higher Education and degree courses.

All classes are taught by specialist tutors with a wealth of experience in the sector.  All tutors engage in regular updating of skills within the industry and research to ensure currency of practice and information.

The part time programme design means that our provision is ideal for adults in employment or family commitments. 

The College offers excellent progression opportunities into Higher Education and relevant Foundation Degree programmes which are in turn endorsed by local providers who are keen to encourage employees to further their knowledge and academic journey. 

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Course Code: SC1FE327
Start Date: 12/09/2016
End Date: 30/07/2017

Duration: 1 Year
Location of Study: University Centre
Cost: £3693

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If you require any further information about this course please contact us on the following:

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01253 504 343


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