Pre-Access for Health and Social Care Professionals

Access to University courses at Portslade Adult Learning

An excellent pathway for students wishing to enter employment within health and social care sectors or move on to higher level Social Science related courses. This qualification is designed with the flexibility to meet the needs of learners aspiring to progress onto a range of health and social care professions. Students completing this course could apply for the Access to Higher Education Diploma course at PACA Adult Learning. 

 

START DATE AND TIME:
Fri, 15th February 2019
0930 - 1430
DURATION:
18 Weeks
Code:
FE093
Full fee:
£250
Concessionary fee:*
£10

TUTOR:

Julie Kilgallon

Address

TBC

An excellent pathway for students wishing to enter employment within health and social care sectors or move on to higher level Social Science related courses. This qualification is designed with the flexibility to meet the needs of learners aspiring to progress onto a range of health and social care professions. Students completing this course could apply for the Access to Higher Education Diploma course at PACA Adult Learning.

COURSE CONTENT

– Communication in Health and Social Care.
– Ethical issues in Health Care.
– Health Care Practice.
– Preparing for a career in the Health and Social Care professions.
– Research Skills.
– Speaking and listening skills.
– Time management.
– Understanding the Health and Social Care professions.

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

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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