The Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC in Health and Social Care (Health Pathway) provides a specialist work-related programme of study that covers the key knowledge, understanding and practical skills required in the health and social care sector and also offers particular specialist emphasis through the choice of specialist units.
BTEC Level 4 HNCs provide a nationally recognised qualification offering career progression and professional development for those already in employment and opportunities to progress into higher education. .
This course is supported by focused study in areas of health and social care including specially designed units. You will be given the opportunity to develop and contribute to the health and social care environment through the combination of the knowledge and skills gained in different parts of the programme. The course includes 200 hours mandatory work experience.
- Openshaw Campus
- Full Time
- 1 year
- January 2020
Academic Entry requirements
• Access to HE Diploma from a QAA recognised Access to HE course.
• 48 UCAS points
• We strongly recommend that all applicants have GCSE English Language and Mathematics grades A*-C or level 9-4.
• BTEC Level 3 qualification/ Level 3 90 Credit Diploma in Care/Health Studies or related area
Non-academic entry Requirements
What will I be studying?
Year 1: Addressing Health Inequalities (15 credits)
Year 1: Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Ill Health (15 credits)
Year 1: Demonstrating Professional Principles and Values in Health and Social Care Practice (30 credits)
Year 1: Effective Reporting and Record-keeping in Health and Social Care Services (15 credits)
Year 1: Fundamentals of Evidence-based Practice (15 credits)
Year 1: Law, Policy and Ethical Pratice in Health and Social Care (15 credits)
Year 1: Supporting the Individual Journey through Integrated Health and Social Care (15 credits)
How will I be assessed?
Fees, Finance and Funding
Your tuition fees for each year of your course.
Help with your living costs e.g. rent, food, clothing, course materials, entertainment.
You can find more details, including the actual tuition fee charged on our Fees, Funding and Finance Page.
Course Associated Costs
If undertaking work experience (which may be paid or unpaid) you may also need to factor in travel costs to your place of work.
DBS Required. Please tick:
Although this is not an entry requirement for the course, you will be required to have an enhanced DBS check for this course to ensure you meet both our and industry safeguarding requirements. Please note there will be an additional cost to your course fees to cover Disclosure and Baring Service (DBS) checks. Please see the GOV.UK website for DBS costs.