Certificate in Higher Education in Community Health and Wellbeing

The Cert HE Community Health and Wellbeing is a 1-year course that offers learners the opportunity to learn more about the important and ever evolving fields of health and social care, public health and wellbeing. Community health focuses on interventions that health care workers provide outside of health care establishments. Community Health Workers use strong interpersonal skills to improve access and early signposting in communities.

This Level 4 course is ideal for students looking to enhance their qualifications and those looking to progress onto other health related degree programmes such as health & social care, nursing, midwifery and other allied health professions.

What Will I Learn?

Students will develop an understanding of health and wellbeing, legal and ethical aspects that govern the way we work in health, and an understanding of human health and disease.

Year 1 modules
• Professional Development 1 – 40 credits
• Study Skills – 20 credits
• Investigating Health & Well Being – 20 credits
• Law, Ethics and Policy – 20 credits
• Human Health and Disease – 20 creditsTeaching
The course is delivered using a variety of methods including lectures, seminars, workshops, group work activities and practical sessions.Teaching is currently 2-days per week. Learners will receive approximately 12 hours per week of classroom contact with an expectation that students do roughly the same amount of individual study outside of the classroom.

Entry Requirements

Typical A-Level Offer - CC
Typical Welsh BACC Offer - Pass the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Diploma with Grade C in the Skills Challenge Certificate and C at A Level
Typical BTEC Offer - BTEC Diploma Merit Merit.
Typical Access to HE Offer - Pass Access to HE Diploma with a minimum of 64 UCAS Tariff points

Additional Requirements
GCSEs: The University normally requires a minimum 3 GCSEs including Mathematics and English at Grade C/Grade 4 or above, or their equivalent but consideration is given to individual circumstances.


Assessment for the course is varied with a wide range of assessments including Essay, MCQ test, Exam (only one), Presentation, Poster presentation, Assessment centre, Group work task. Assessments are both formative and summative.

Career Progression

On successful completion of this course, you will be able to apply for Honours degree courses in Higher Education in a wide range of Nursing and Healthcare Professions, and courses at a University or Higher Education Institution of your choice, or seek employment.

Further Notes

Part-time fees are per 20 credits. Once enrolled, the fee will remain at the same rate throughout the duration of your study on this course.
August 2024 - July 2025 Fees TBC
Finance can be obtained through Student Finance.

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Course Details
Level:Level 4
Mode:Full Time
Start Date:16/09/2024
Course Code:02F412NA
HE Tuition Fee Year 1: £7500

Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study.

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