Course: HNC/D Health and Social Care
This course is validated by Edexcel and delivered by Sussex Coast College Hastings.
The HNC 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 issues and practice of Health & Social Care. It is highly suitable for those already working in settings where care and support is provided for individuals or groups and also as a progression route for those intending to study at a higher level in the future.
Areas of Study
The course includes a variety of theory and practical sessions, including lectures, discussions, group work, visits and visiting speakers.Assessment methods include essays, presentations, practical demonstrations, projects and work-related portfolio and reflective journals.
- Communicating in Health & Social Care
- Principles of Health & Social Care Practice
- Health and Safety in the Health & Care Workplace
- Personal and Professional
- Development (including work experience)
- Working in Partnerships in Health & Social
- Specialist Units
- Managing Financial Resources
- Managing Human Resources
- Psychology for Health & Social Care
Students must be 18 years or over. UCAS Tariff; 120 points from relevant Level 3 course. Individual assessment. For non-native speakers of English: IELTS 6.0 overall, 6.0 in writing. All students need to be employed in a health and social care setting at a supervisory or management level.
Employment and Progression Opportunities
The course opens up opportunities for employment at higher supervisory and lower management levels in Health and Social care settings. Successful completion of the HNC course will allow progression on to other HE courses to gain a full Honours degree.
UCAS Centre No: S83
UCAS Application code: 052S
Time: 2 days a week
Duration: 1 year
Campus: Station Plaza
Apply: Direct to the college for HNCs
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Cost & Fees
HNC / HND courses
HND: £5,900 per annum
HNC: £2950 per annum
HND EU: £6,000 per annum
HND Non EU: £6,000 per annum
Fundation Degree and Top-Up: £7,900 per annum
Last updated December 14, 2015