Overview

The Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC in Healthcare Practice (Integrated Health and Social Care Pathway) provides a generalist 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 optional 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.

The qualification comprises of 120 credits made up from 7 different units, and completion/submission of a Practical Learning and Assessment Development Portfolio is a core requirement of this programme.

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 225 hours mandatory work experience in an occupationally relevant setting, and you will be supported in developing practice-based competencies by Tutors/Assessors and designated Workplace Mentors.

Location
Openshaw Campus
Attendance
Full Time
Duration
1 year
Start
September 2019

Year 1: Addressing Health Inequalities (15 credits)


Year 1: Addressing Health Inequalities (15 credits)


Year 1: Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Ill Health (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: 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: Effective Reporting and Record-keeping in Health and Social Care Services (15 credits)


Year 1: Fundamentals of Evidence-based Practice (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: 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)


Year 1: Supporting the Individual Journey through Integrated Health and Social Care (15 credits)
Burch, K and Dhillon, K (2014) Commissioning for Health and Social Care
Cottrell, S (2011) Critical Thinking Skills: Developing Effective Analysis and Argument
Cottrell, S (2013) The Study Skills Handbook
Corcoran, N (2013) Communicating Health: Strategies for Health Promotion

Cross, R, Woodall, J and Green, J (2015) Health Promotion: Planning & Strategies

Dickinson, H (2016) Evaluating Outcomes in Health and Social Care
Glasby, J (2012) Understanding Health and Social Care
Gray, A.M and Birrell, D (2013) Transforming Adult Social Care: Contemporary Policy and Practice
Sealey, C (2015) Social Policy Simplified: Connecting Theory with People’s Lives
Gottwald, M and Goodman-Brown, J (2012) A Guide to Practical Health Promotion

Macera, C.A, et al. (2012) Introduction to Epidemiology: Distribution and Determinants of Disease in Humans

Cottrell, S (2011) Critical Thinking Skills: Developing Effective Analysis and Argument
Cottrell, S (2013) The Study Skills Handbook
Day, J (2013) Interprofessional Working: An Essential Guide for Health- and Social-Care Professionals
Day, T (2013) Success in Academic Writing
Glasby, J and Dickinson, H (2014) Partnership Working in Health and Social Care: What is Integrated Care and How Can We Deliver It?
Level 4

50% Practical Learning and Assessment Development Portfolio
20% Essays/Reports
20% Case studies, professional discussion, observation
10% Presentations

DBS Required. Please tick:

Yes ☒
No ☐

All applicants are required to apply for an enhanced DBS check to confirm their suitability to work in the health and social care sector. (Note: This will be funded by UCEN Manchester).

All students are subject to UCEN Manchester’s Terms and Conditions from the date they accept an offer to study here, full details of which can be found here.


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