Coleg Y Cymoedd

Course Details

Access to Higher Education Diploma (Youth Community & Social Work)

Locations and Attendance

Ystrad Mynach
Full Time - To be arranged

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Course Duration : 03/09/2018 to 28/06/2019
Course Times : 09:15 to 16:20
Course Code : 01F304YA

Fees

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.

Course Outline

This course offers a route into Higher Education for both vocational and academic courses including Social Work, Youth Work, Community Work, Housing, Law, Criminology, Psychology and other Social Science based courses.

The objective of the course is to provide a supportive and friendly environment to enable you to develop your potential and to prepare you for university study.

Entry requirements

No formal academic qualifications are required, but a good standard of literacy and numeracy is essential. To progress to a Social Work degree, you will need to have work experience in a Social Care Environment before applying to University. Social Work degrees also require a GCSE in both Mathematics and English – this can be taken in addition to the course.

You will be invited to attend an interview, and will undertake an assessment in literacy and numeracy to establish any support required.

What will I study?

You will study vocational subjects related to your course such as Social Work Practice and Theories, Psychology, Criminology and Sociology in addition to literacy, study skills and numeracy.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by tutors throughout your course. Assessment will cover practical skills, oral questioning, assignment work and written questions. You will be required to sit short examinations throughout the course.

Career Opportunities and Progression

After successful completion of this course, you will be able to apply for a wide range of Degrees. This may lead to careers in Social Work, Youth Work, Probation Services, Housing, Teaching, Law and Police Services.

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