Course Code: SD1FE28 Preparing for Health and Social Care Higher Education - Level 2 Next course dates Start dateLocationDuration 03 Jun 2024 Bispham Campus 6 Weeks Apply now 03 Jun 2024 Bispham Campus 6 Weeks Apply now 03 Jun 2025 Bispham Campus 6 Weeks Apply now 03 Jun 2025 Bispham Campus 6 Weeks Apply now Overview Is this course for me? What will I learn? How will I be assessed? Key information Where could this course take me? Course SummaryAvailable only to students who have applied for a degree level course at B&FC, this 6 week programme will help to ensure your life at university gets off to a flying start. You'll learn all the key study skills you need to begin your course with confidence, including how to use the vast array of resource materials available to you, how to conduct academic research and how to write degree-standard essay. Of course, success at university is just about having the practical skills to manage your studies. it's also about coping with the various challenges that studying for a degree can present. Issues like managing your time, coping with stress and dealing with life beyond your studies are all part of the programme so that you can start as you mean to go on. What's more, you'll have the opportunity to meet your tutors and fellow students so that come September you'll recognise a familiar face or two. Entry RequirementsThis course is ideal for anyone planning to study at degree level whether you are progressing straight from school or college or whether you are returning to study after time in the workplace. Having an active application to study for a degree level qualification at Blackpool and the Fylde College is the only formal requirement for enrolment. Qualification ObtainedCertificate in Skills for Further Education and Employment Industry Placement and Field TripsThere are no work placements or field trips on this course. Learning and Teaching MethodsEach week you will attend a 3 hour session in which a variety of teaching methods will be employed which will mirror the teaching that students will experience once studying for their degree. These methods will include informal lectures, group discussions and activities as well as directed research activities. You will complete a series of workbooks, prepare an essay and submit a presentation as evidence for completion of the course. Expert Tutors All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice. Assessment MethodsThe course consists of eight separate modules, one for each week of the course. These include: Academic Writing Skills Essay Writing Practical Presentation Skills Presentation Software Research Skills for Academic Study Self-development Stress Management Techniques Time Management Other Costs and Equipment NeededThere are no other specific costs associated with the course. We do, however, ask that students provide their own stationery and recommend that they bring a laptop if they have access to one. Tuition Fees The course is fully funded so no fees are payable. Regulation and Accreditation Accrediting Institution: N/A Awarding Body: Ascentis Terms and Conditions Read our full terms and conditions for more information. Career Options and ProgressionThe whole purpose of the programme is to prepare you for degree level study at the College. It will, however, provide many skills which you can transfer to the workplace such as time management and report writing.