HNC/HND Health and Social Care
What entry requirements do I need?
You will need a minimum of: Completion of a level 3 relevant qualification.Experience working in a care setting employment or voluntary placement in a care setting.
What will I learn?
The BTEC HNC/HND in health and social care is a challenging programme which focuses on transferable values, knowledge, understanding and skills relevant to supporting any service user group in any setting.
The course provides a broad understanding of the challenges, topics and issues within the health and social care sector.
If you are already working within the industry, then this course will be extremely well suited to you. You will be able to adopt theory and practice into everyday working situations.
This course is also a great stepping stone onto a higher level of education such as the top up degree or further on a Masters degree
During the course you will study a range of topics including:
- Communicating in health & social care
- Principles of health & social care practice
- Health & Safety in the heal & care workplace
- Personal and professional development
- Working in partnerships in health & social care
- Managing human and financial resources
- Psychology for health & social care
- Research project
- Complimentary therapies
- Supporting significant life events
- Employability skills
- Understanding the learning process
- Managing quality in health & social care
- Health promotion
What could I progress on to?
Successful completion of the HNC & HND courses will allow you to progress onto the Level 6 qualification here at Sussex Coast College.
If you choose to go into employment, then the course can open up opportunities at a supervisory and lower management level in the health and social care setting.
Successful students have gone on to complete a degree in social work and health and social care at SCCH as well as taking on responsibility at management postilion across a variety of businesses, including Amicus Horizon.
Additional Course Details for 17/18
Study Year Year 1 Course code 11001Y1 Course name BTEC Level 4 HND Health & Social Care - Y1 Campus Station Plaza Study mode Full-Time Days Monday + Tuesday Start date 25/09/17 Duration 30 week (s)