About the course
Are you are interested in a career in health and social care such as social work or nursing? This course has been designed to give you in depth knowledge of health and social care and develop your skills to work with people in care settings. It is equivalent to 3 A Levels and will allow you to progress to jobs in the sector or university.You will study a wide range of topics and will spend one day a week in a range of settings including elderly care and vulnerable care.
- Between the ages of 16-18 you do not need to pay tuition or exam fees for your course.
- If you are between the ages of 19 and 23 and have not achieved a full Level 2 or Level 3 qualification before, you will not need to pay tuition, exam or material fees using the Level 2 or 3 Entitlement.
- If you are aged 19 or over, studying a Level 3-6 and a Level 3 Entitlement does not apply, you will need to pay the full cost of the course. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with the fees.
- 5 GCSE grade C's, including English Language grade C/4, maths at a minimum of grade D/3 or Level 2 FS Maths
You will be enrolled on the 90 Credit Diploma, which is a one year course. Upon successful completion of year one, you can progress onto the Extended Diploma in year two.