Pre-Access for Health and Social Care Professionals

Access to University courses at Portslade Adult Learning

Achievement of the qualification will support learners to enter employment within health and social care sectors by providing the background knowledge and skills needed to work within health and social care. Students completing this course could apply for the Access to Higher Education Diploma course at PACA Adult Learning

START DATE AND TIME:
Fri, 28th February 2020
0930 - 1500
DURATION:
18 Weeks
Code:
FE051
Full fee:
£250
Concessionary fee:*
£20

TUTOR:

Julie Kilgallon

Address

PACA Adult learning, Chalky Road
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Achievement of the qualification will support learners to enter employment within health and social care sectors by providing the background knowledge and skills needed to work within health and social care. Students completing this course could apply for the Access to Higher Education Diploma course at PACA Adult Learning

COURSE AIMS/OBJECTIVES

 

  • To develop confidence and self- awareness
  • To develop the ability to write in the appropriate academic tone and format
  • To develop skills of critical analysis and reflective practice.
  • Research career opportunities In The Health And Social Care Professions

 

COURSE CONTENT

This qualification is aimed at learners interested in, or new to, working in adult social care in England. It aims to introduce knowledge around the following areas relating to working in adult social care:

  • communication
  • equality, diversity and inclusion
  • personal development
  • role of the social care worker
  • handling information
  • health and safety
  • safeguarding
  • dutyofcare
  • person-centred approaches.


TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS

  • Lectures.
  • Seminars.
  • Tutorials.
  • Workshops.
  • Assignments.
  • Presentations.
  • Independent study.

Please note that students will be expected to meet deadlines, conduct research and take part in group activities.


COURSE LEVEL/ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

No formal qualifications are required. However, the interview process will include a literacy and numeracy assessment and students should achieve level 2 or above in these assessments.


HOW PROGRESS IS CHECKED DURING COURSE

Regular homework assignments and 1:1 tutorials.


EXTRA STUDY OR PRACTICE REQUIRED AT HOME

An additional 3-4 hours of home study is required.


MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED TO BRING TO THE COURSE

Pen; paper; folder and dividers. The recommended reading list will be provided at the interview.


WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?

Interview for Access to Higher Education courses at PACA.

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