This course is for second year students only. You must be an existing student with Buckinghamshire College Group and must be currently studying the first year of this diploma. For new students, please see T Levels.
This is a two-year course, equivalent to three A-levels, which will allow progression to University. This level 3 course is designed to build on previous learning at level 2 or for students coming into the sector with an ambition to build a career in the Health and Social Care sector. Please note that when you apply for this course you will be applying for the first year, which is known as a 90 Credit Diploma.
What will I learn?
The course allows you to develop an understanding of the diverse and complex nature of this industry while offering work experience linked to your specific area of interest.
- Developing Effective Communication
- Health Safety and Security in Health and Social Care
- Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care
- Public Health
How will I be assessed?
Assessment is continuous, based on assignments, practical work and workplace performance.
A minimum of 4 GCSE's at grade 4 (C) including Maths, English and Science.
Progression & Career Opportunities
Level 3 Extended Diploma. You will be able to work in a number of industries, including Nursing, Social Work and Social Care.
There will be a course contribution fee of £120. There is also an additional fee for the DBS check of approximately £60.