Learners will complete 18 units throughout their two years in college and will also be expected to participate in a minimum of 100 hours of work placement, which will be organised by the Placement Liaison Officer.
There is a mixture of study methods employed on the programme, these being lectures, practical exercises, group workshops, and discussions to stimulate your interest and enhance your learning.
All learners will receive two hours of tutorial provision per week alongside their programme of study.
The course has a number of core and specialist units which learners must achieve in order to be accredited with the CACHE Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care.
The following areas are covered:
- Communication for Health and Social Care
- Equality, Diversity and Rights for Health and Social Care
- Safeguarding in Health and Social Care
- Human growth and development
- Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care
- Personal and Professional Development
- Psychological Perspectives for Health and Social Care
- Working in Health and Social Care
- Research Skills for Health and Social Care
- Public Health for Health and Social Care
- Physiology of Ageing
- Partnership working
- Health Education
- Mental Health and Wellbeing
- Applied Psychological Perspectives
- Health Psychology
- Dementia awareness
- Nutrition for Health and Social Care