This course is designed to give students an introduction into care and service industries. You will be encouraged to develop the skills required to work in a care and service industry focusing on the service users, care needs, encouraging a healthy lifestyle, assisting at mealtimes and encouraging the use of creative and leisure activities.
You will also begin to identify suitable career paths within each sector.
What Will I Learn?
Students will complete a Certificate in Vocational Studies which includes the units:
Self-Assessment, Career Progression, Creative and Leisure Activities for Adults and Children, Health Needs, Presenting a Professional Image in a Salon, The Role of the Carer at Mealtimes and Basic Food Preparation
Students will also complete a Communication and Application of Number qualification at Entry Level 3.
You must be working at Entry Level 3 in literacy and numeracy.
Continuous assessment and monitoring of students throughout the year using written, practical and ICT tasks. A work placement will also be undertaken.
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Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study. Higher Education Fees for courses starting September 2020 have yet to be decided. We estimate that they will be confirmed by April 2020.
- On successful completion of this course students will have the opportunity to progress onto one of the Level 1 courses offered at the college.