HNC/D Social and Community Care (Integrated Health and Social Care)

The Higher National Certificate and Diploma in Social and Community Work at Level 4 & 5 will equip learners with the knowledge, understanding, training and skills that are essential for finding employment in today’s highly competitive job market. UCAS Code: L5M9

2 Years
Full-Time
Theory & Practical

Entry Requirements: BTEC Level 3 qualifications in a relevant subject however applicants with other qualifications are encouraged to apply

Course Info

This course is for those students who want to progress to higher education but would like to gain an intermediate qualification that would eventually lead them to a degree or employment.

It is especially suitable for those who are currently employed in the relevant field of work and would now like qualifications that would develop their career further.

This qualification will:

  • Provide education and training for a range of careers in the health and social care sector.
  • Provide opportunities for you to gain a nationally recognised vocationally specific qualification to enter employment in the health and social care sector or to progress to higher education vocational qualifications, such as a degree, in a related area.
  • Develop the knowledge, understanding and skills of learners in the health and social care sector.
  • Provide opportunities for you to develop a range of skills, techniques and attributes essential for successful performance in working life.

The units that you will study include:

Year 1 HNC

  • Unit 1: Law, policy and Ethical Practice in Health and Social Care
    Unit 2: Demonstrating Professional principles and Values in Health and Social Care Practice
    Unit 3:Mental Health and Well-being: a whole person Approach
    Unit 4: Fundamentals of Evidence Based Practice (Pearson-set project)
    Unit 9: (Group: Social and Community Work)

    Social Work Principles and Introduction to Practice

    Unit 7: Contemporary Social Issues
    Unit 14: Health, Safety and Risk Management in Care Environments

Year 2 HND

  • TBC

Entry Requirements & Interview Process

BTEC Level 3 qualifications in a relevant subject however applicants with other qualifications are encouraged to apply as experience and prior learning will be taken into account.

Offers will be made to students on the basis of both their academic qualifications and interview.