All units are class-based and learning is facilitated by lectures, practical group work and ICT interaction. Lesson materials can also be accessed online via Google Classrooms.
Subjects taught on this course include:
• Mental Health
• Equal Opportunities, Prejudice and Discrimination
• Social Policy
Study skills taught on this course include:
• Academic writing
• Study skills including reading, note taking and research skills
• ICT skills including word processing and spreadsheets.
• Building numeracy skills such as data handling, fractions, decimals and percentages
• Improving English skills such as spelling, punctuation and grammar
You will also study GCSE Maths and English alongside this course including:
• GCSE Maths
• GCSE English
You will develop the academic skills, knowledge and understanding to enable you to progress into Higher Education or pursue a career in Health and Social Care.
Assessment includes coursework and exams in two semesters over the year. Some units may include presentation elements. All work is internally and externally moderated by Certa assessors.
This course is delivered at Technology Campus.
You will need GCSEs at grade D in English and maths (or equivalent).
Additional requirements: Successful interview and demonstration of appropriate sector care values.
Successful completion of the Level 2 Access to Higher Education Diploma will allow progression to the Level 3 Access to HE Humanities and Social Sciences route. However, you will also need to achieve grade 4 or above in both maths and English to progress to level 3 study.
Other progression routes include:
• Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care - Level 3.
• Health and Social Care Extended Diploma - Level 3