Coleg Y Cymoedd

Course Details

Level 3 in Health & Social Care

Locations and Attendance

Full Time - To be arranged

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Course Duration : 03/09/2018 to 28/06/2019
Course Times : 09:00 to 16:00
Course Code : 01F301AA


FT Registration Fee - £30.00

Please Note - These fees are for the 2018/19 Academic Year and are subject to change annually. Fees are payable for each year of study. Days, Times and Fees for Part Time and HE courses are subject to change. HE Tuition Fees will be confirmed April 2018.

Learners attending Care and Childcare courses need to purchase a £ 11.00 polo shirt to wear at placement and to pay for a DBS check.

Course Outline

The course provides the knowledge and skills necessary for careers in a variety of Health and Social Care settings, including Nursing, Social Work and Teaching. You will attend college three days a week; the fourth day will be on work placement. Alongside the Level 3 Health & Social Care Diploma, you will also study the Welsh Baccalaureate, which is equivalent to one A Level.

On completion, you will leave the College with a qualification equivalent to an A Level, greatly enhancing your future opportunities.

Entry requirements

You will require 5 GCSEs at grades A*- C, including English/Welsh, Maths and Science, or completion of a full relevant vocational programme at Level 2 with overall merit profile. Level 2 programme must also include GCSE English/Welsh, Science and Maths at grades A*-C or equivalent such as Level 2 ESW Communications and Application of Number. Plus satisfactory references. As well as producing a satisfactory DBS , applicants are required to provide evidence of their suitability to work in the care sector . All applicants will be provided with a “ Suitability for Care pro-forma “ that must be completed .

You must have satisfactory clearance with the Disclosure and Barring Service . You will be invited to attend an interview. During this interview you will undertake an assessment in literacy and numeracy to establish any support required. Applicants with appropriate experience, who do not necessarily meet the academic qualifications may be considered

What will I study?

The course is presented in units, and includes a variety of topics relevant ro studying and working in Health and Social Care.

For the Welsh Baccalaureate, you will explore a wide range of areas including how Wales 'fits in' with Europe and the rest of the world, the health of the nation and how to be enterprising.

How will I be assessed?

You will experience a range of assessment methods which can include course work, examinations, role play activities, presentation and more.

Career Opportunities and Progression

After successfully completing this course, you may be able to progress on to the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care or enter employment within the Health and Social Care area.

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