Health and Social Care - HNC
Course available at: Walkden
Mode: Part time
Duration: 18 months
Mode: Full time
Duration: 1 year
The HNC in Health and Social Care is a vocational programme that references professional body requirements and National Occupational Standards.
The qualification gives a firm grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in the health and care sector. It is suitable for those seeking to enhance their employment prospects in the sector or as a stepping stone to further higher level study.
Students will study the following core units:
•Communicating in Health and Social Care Organisations
•Principles of Health and Social Care Practice
•Health and Safety in the Health and Social Care Workplace
•Personal and Professional Development in Health and Social Care
•Working in Partnership in Health and Social Care
Possible optional units include:
•Safeguarding in Health and Social Care
•The Role of Public Health in Health and Social Care
•Community Development Work
•Empowering Users of Health and Social Care Services
What you will achieve
HNC Health and Social Care
Students will be assessed on a continuous basis throughout the year. Assessment will include written coursework and project work.
HNCs are a good stepping stone for students who wish to pursue HND, foundation degree or BSc (Hons) Degree qualifications. The qualification is also suitable for those who wish to pursue a career in the health and care sector.
Applicants should hold a level 3 qualification in a relevant subject equivalent to 210 UCAS points (e.g. BTEC Extended Diploma MMP Profile) and level 2 qualifications in English and Maths. Mature applicants will be considered on an individual basis.