What will I learn?

Completion of a level 3 relevant qualification.Experience working in a care setting employment or voluntary placement in a care setting.

The course content relates to supervisors daily practice and includes Staff Recruitment; Influences on Care Settings; Health and Safety; Equality and Communicating in Care

The BTEC HNC/HND in health and social care is a challenging programme which focuses on transferable values, knowledge, understanding and skills relevant to supporting any service user group in any setting.

The course provides a broad understanding of the

What could I progress on to?

Successful completion of the HNC & HND courses will allow you to progress onto the Level 6 qualification here at Sussex Coast College.

If you choose to go into employment, then the course can open up opportunities at a supervisory and lower management level.

Additional Course Details for 17/18

If you have any questions please contact Student Services on (01424) 458475 or if available use the Enquiry button.

  • Course code 13297Y1
    Course name BTEC Level 4 HNC in Health & Social Care - Y1
    Campus Station Plaza
    Study mode Part-Time
    Days Monday + Tuesday
    Start date 02/10/17
    Duration 30 week (s)

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Entry Level

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Vocational Level 1

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Vocational Level 2

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These courses are equivalent to A levels, you must have at least four GCSE's at grade C or above or a relevant level 2 qualification.

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