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The College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London


London’s College for Skills

Introduction to the course

Suitable for learners aged 16 or above who wish to progress to further education or the workplace in Health and Social Care settings including residential settings, health care assistants in the community and primary care, acute health environments/hospitals, supported living or day services and community based support workers. This course has been developed in conjunction with sector experts, employers and Higher Education institutions.

These qualifications promote high quality care and support and have

been mapped to the standards within the Care Certificate and

National Occupational Standards.

  • Internally assessed and graded A*- D

  • The Certificate is nested within the Extended Diploma and will allow

an early “step off” opportunity for learners

  • The Extended Diploma can usually be completed in one year

  • These qualifications are expected to attract funding

  • Can be taken as part of a full study programme

This is a one-year course.

Units /subject matter/

Assessment: Portfolio of evidence

All units within these qualifications are internally graded A* - D.

Equality, diversity and rights in health and 2 60

social care

Human growth and development

Safeguarding and protection in health and 2 60

social care

Communication in health and social care

Working in health and social care

Anatomy and physiology for health and social care

Common care disorders

Creative activities in health and social care

Dementia awareness

End of life care

Health and well-being

Infection prevention and control in health and social care

Learning disability

Mental health and well-being

Nutrition for health and social care

What do I need?

GCSE D/3 grade in English.

How is the course taught?

Teaching, research, small group work, workshops, presentations, Guest speakers and Support from the placement officer.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment: Portfolio of evidence

All units within these qualifications are internally graded A* - D. All units have to be passed to achieve this qualification and for progression to level 3.

You will also complete 30 hours in a real work environment placement.

Employer's Benefit

Employers will have the opportunity

  • to support the learners

  • for extra assistance

  • to recruit qualifies staff

  • for CPD for their staff

  • recruit a work ready workforce

  • excellent links with the college


Course Details

Location Start Date - End Date
Tottenham Centre 3 Sep 2018 - 5 Jul 2019

Course Code: NE2MHSC1 / 18DA11A

Information on course fees

If you are aged 16 – 18:
Courses are free up to Level 3

If you are over 18, fees may apply:
Tuition Fee: £993.50
Exam fee: £99.00
* All fees are VAT free

If you are aged, 19-23 click here for information on financial help available to you.

Information on how to apply
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Enfield Centre 3 Sep 2018 - 5 Jul 2019

Course Code: NE2MHSC1 / 18DA11Z

Information on course fees

If you are aged 16 – 18:
Courses are free up to Level 3

If you are over 18, fees may apply:
Tuition Fee: £993.50
Exam fee: £99.00
* All fees are VAT free

If you are aged, 19-23 click here for information on financial help available to you.

Information on how to apply
Apply

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Entry Level

This level will help you to develop general skills and improve your confidence if you do not have any experience or GCSEs. It will improve your basic reading, number skills and English language skills

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Level 1

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Level 2

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Level 3

This level gives you a thorough and developed understanding of the subject area. This level will give you experience in problem-solving, managing a workload and adapting your skills to achieve your objectives. This level is the minimum requirement when applying to universities and is the preferred requirement for most employers.

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Level 4 and Above

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