HNC Health, Welfare & Social Sciences

QUALIFICATION
HNC Health, Welfare and Social Sciences
LOCATION
Cornwall College Camborne
START DATE
20 September 2022
DURATION
1 Year
LEARNING AREA
Social Care & Health
ATTENDANCE
Full-time

HNC Health, Welfare & Social Sciences

Woman visiting and elderly person at home showing their credentials This programme is designed for individuals wishing to study health and social care in the community. It is for one year at Level 4 and is the first year of a foundation or honours degree.

The modules studied include Sociological Perspectives, Professional Practice, Developmental Psychological, Safeguarding & Promotion of Welfare, Equality, Diversity & Rights, Health, Welfare & Social Policy.

You will be given the opportunity to enhance your knowledge base as the emphasis is on supporting future careers in the health and social care field and for further study.

The programme provides a wide range of teaching styles, assessment and work-related learning.

As part of your study you will be expected to undertake a minimum of 60 hours work related learning in a voluntary or paid capacity.

This should be in a health and social care environment. You will need to have a current Disclosure and Barring Service check in order to undertake this work.

The programme is over two days a week for one academic year. Students will benefit from the Health and Social Care department’s excellent links with agencies and organisations that specialise in health and community services and projects.

QUALIFICATION
HNC Health, Welfare and Social Sciences
LOCATION
Cornwall College Camborne
START DATE
20 September 2022
DURATION
1 Year
LEARNING AREA
Social Care & Health
ATTENDANCE
Full-time

What you will learn

Indicative Modules Year 1
Health, Welfare and Social Policy
Developmental Psychology
Sociological Perspectives
Professional Practice
Safeguarding & Promotion of Welfare
Equality, Diversity & Rights

Entry requirements

48 UCAS points from AS and A-Levels (at least 32 points must be at A2-level) or relevant level 3 qualification, ie BTEC National Diploma / BTEC Extended Diploma - PPP Grades required (specific unit grades may be requested). Access to HE Diplomas in a relevant subject - 45 credits at level 3 (specific unit grades may be requested). Plus GCSEs at grade C/grade 4 or above in English Language and Mathematics: alternatives at Level 2 may be considered. Mature applicants with relevant experience but without the stated qualifications will be considered individually and are encouraged to apply.

Assessment

Assessment is through assignments and presentations.

Progression

Possible Progression (subject to availability)

– BSc (Hons) Health, Welfare and Social Sciences

Possible Careers

– Care Home Manager

– Community Health Worker

– Mental Health Worker

– Housing Support Worker

Cornwall College Camborne

Cornwall College Camborne

Our Camborne campus has served as a vocational training hub for nearly a century. The iconic Tamar tower and the ‘big top’ that covers our construction and engineering provision, are landmarks known throughout the area. This legacy, combined with an exciting modernisation programme, has made Cornwall College Camborne the home of cutting edge facilities, dynamic learning experiences and fantastic student spaces. Open and modern learning areas, electric vehicle training labs, esports gaming facilities, chill out areas, an award-winning restaurant and plenty more besides, makes this the perfect place to have your #careercollege experience.

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Indicative Modules Year 1
Health, Welfare and Social Policy
Developmental Psychology
Sociological Perspectives
Professional Practice
Safeguarding & Promotion of Welfare
Equality, Diversity & Rights

48 UCAS points from AS and A-Levels (at least 32 points must be at A2-level) or relevant level 3 qualification, ie BTEC National Diploma / BTEC Extended Diploma - PPP Grades required (specific unit grades may be requested). Access to HE Diplomas in a relevant subject - 45 credits at level 3 (specific unit grades may be requested). Plus GCSEs at grade C/grade 4 or above in English Language and Mathematics: alternatives at Level 2 may be considered. Mature applicants with relevant experience but without the stated qualifications will be considered individually and are encouraged to apply.

Assessment is through assignments and presentations.

Possible Progression (subject to availability) – BSc (Hons) Health, Welfare and Social Sciences Possible Careers – Care Home Manager – Community Health Worker – Mental Health Worker – Housing Support Worker

Cornwall College Camborne

Cornwall College Camborne

Our Camborne campus has served as a vocational training hub for nearly a century. The iconic Tamar tower and the ‘big top’ that covers our construction and engineering provision, are landmarks known throughout the area. This legacy, combined with an exciting modernisation programme, has made Cornwall College Camborne the home of cutting edge facilities, dynamic learning experiences and fantastic student spaces. Open and modern learning areas, electric vehicle training labs, esports gaming facilities, chill out areas, an award-winning restaurant and plenty more besides, makes this the perfect place to have your #careercollege experience.

Visiting our Camborne campus?  View our visitor information


Dates & Locations

  • Course type University
  • Location - Cornwall College Camborne
  • Start Date - 20 September 2022
  • Day/Time - HWSH
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Fees apply to adults and HE students only. Only the most common fees scenario is shown. Actual fees may vary depending on your personal situation. Please contact us for further information.

Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

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