Health and Social Care (Adult) - Level 2
Course Code: SC1FE362
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Do you want a career working with adults in a health and social care setting? This part-time course introduces you to the knowledge and attributes needed to begin or develop your career working directly with adults in a health and social care setting. You will develop skills relevant to your current or future role and learn about a range of adult care strategies concerning communication, teamwork, risk management and behaviour management. The course is taught by specialist tutors with a wealth of relevant, up-to-date experience and classes are conveniently timed to fit around work and family life.
To do this course you must have completed the Level 2 Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care course. You will also need written confirmation from a suitable provider that they will provide you with a weekly work placement for the full duration of the course. Appropriate settings include care and nursing homes, hospitals, recovery services, supported living, domiciliary/home care, homeless shelters and refuges.
Modules and Assessment
Teaching and Learning Methods
This part-time course runs from February to July, for three hours a week. You will also need to devote two hours a week to independent study.
Teaching is delivered in groups and supported by group activities and discussions. One-to-one support is also provided.
When you start the course we will assign you a progress tutor who will support you in collating your written evidence. You will be assessed at least twice in the workplace by a qualified assessor, who will also involve you in professional discussions.
Work Placement and Field Trips
Other Costs and Equipment Needed
All staff involved in the delivery of any courses within the College are approved to teach and/or assess the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering and/or assessing a given programme are appropriately qualified, with relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.
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