Health Sciences & Social Care

Health & Social Care HNC - Full Time - Level 4 - Oct 2018 start
Course Title
Health & Social Care HNC - Full Time - Level 4 - Oct 2018 start
Course Code
Mode of Study
Higher Education
Pearson - EDEXCEL HNC Diploma in Health & SoBecause of the nature of the course you must not have been previously excluded from teaching or working with young people. If you are planning or applying to work with young people under 18 or vulnerable adults you will need to seek enhanced Disclosure and Barring (DBS) clearance. This should be done through your employer but in some cases may be done through the College. You may be required to pay the fee for this.cial Care
Number of Weeks
Entry Requirements
32 UCAS points or a Level 3 qualification in a related subject. Other qualifications and experience will be taken into consideration. Adult learners without the relevant qualifications may apply for Accredited Prior Experiential Learning (APEL).
Leads on to
Once you have successfully completed your HNC, you can progress onto an HND. If you choose to complete your HND with us, you can then choose to complete a top up year at a university to achieve a full Bachelor’s degree. You can also pursue an apprenticeship or enter employment.
This course is designed to provide a specialist vocational programme with sector-related emphasis on practical skills training alongside the development of requisite knowledge and understanding. The qualification provides a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in this sector.
Areas of study include:
Communicating in Health and Social Care Organisations
Principles of Health and Social Care Practice
Health and Safety in the Health and Social Care Workplace
Personal and Professional Development in Health and Social Care
Working in Partnership in Health and Social Care