Health and Social Care: Social Care Level 3 (Banbury)
One of two pathways on the Health and Social Care Extended Diploma, this programme provides you with a practical, work-related industry placement in a Social Care setting.
Upcoming start dates
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Suitability - Who should attend?
Five GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, including English language and maths or a Merit at Vocational Level 2 in a related subject, including English language and maths.
Positive references and a clear Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required for all Health and Social Care courses.
Outcome / Qualification etc.
What you'll learn
Get a broad introduction to the field of health and social care through projects and assignments based on realistic workplace situations and supervised work experience.
At the end of the course, you may decide to go directly into work or you could enter higher education. Possible careers include social work, social-care work, care management, occupational therapy or other professions related to social care.
Throughout this course you will learn the necessary knowledge and skills needed to be successful in a career in the social care sector. You will learn about the various care settings, as well as get a chance to apply all you’ve learnt during the course into a practical setting during your work experience.
Many students secured jobs with good prospects through these placements.
Examples of the roles you could progress to are:
- care worker
- personal assistant
- social worker
- community support and outreach worker
- supervisors and managers
- occupational therapist
- activities coordinator
- Specialist coordinator, such as dementia or end of life care coordinator
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