Course: HNC/D Health and Social Care

Sussex Coast College

Program Description

Course: HNC/D Health and Social Care

Sussex Coast College

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.

Year 1

  • Communicating in Health & Social Care
  • Principles of Health & Social Care Practice
  • Health and Safety in the Health & Care Workplace
  • Personal and Professional

Year 2

  • Development (including work experience)
  • Working in Partnerships in Health & Social
  • Specialist Units
  • Managing Financial Resources
  • Managing Human Resources
  • Psychology for Health & Social Care

Entry Requirements

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.

Course Details

UCAS Centre No: S83

UCAS Application code: 052S

Time: 2 days a week

Duration: 1 year

Campus: Station Plaza

Level: 4

Apply: Direct to the college for HNCs

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Cost & Fees

HNC / HND courses

HND: £5,900 per annum

HNC: £2950 per annum

International students

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
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This course is Campus based
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Aug. 2016
1 year
Full time
Start date Aug. 2016
United Kingdom Hastings, England
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