Health and Social Care (1st year of University – Level 4) 120 Credit
1st year of University – Level 4
This qualification provide a realistic and broad opportunity for learners seeking career and professional development. They will support learners in realizing their potential and provide clear objectives. These objectives are to:
- provide career path support to learners who wish to develop their management skills, enterprise capabilities and opportunities in their chosen sector.
- improve learner understanding of any given business environments and organisations and how they are managed and developed.
- develop skills and abilities in learners to support their professional development Student will be expected to attend lectures and workshops that will introduce the subject matter.
This course is made up of six Level 4 modules and assignments (120 credits)
- Academic Study Skills
- Communication for Health and Social Care
- An Introduction to Healthcare Policy
- Reflective Practice
- Managing People in Health and Social Care
- Sociology Concepts in Health and Ill Health
- Learners who have demonstrated some ability and possess Qualifications at Level 3, for example ‘A’ Levels or vocational awards; or equivalent qualificaitons
- Learners who have spent some time in an organisational role and shown they have the capability and drive to develop
- Learners seeking further professional development and gain work related skills and know-how.
Blended Learning (for students who are in the UK)
Online learning (International students who are abroad)
Full time: If you are studying full time online or blended learning you can complete each level in 6 months duration.
Part time: if you are studying part time online or blended learning you can complete each level in 2 years from the date of enrolment.
Fast track full time: if you are studying full time online or blended learning you can complete this level in 3 months.
Online: if you are studying online and studying at your own pace you can complete in 3/4 years’ time.
- There are no written Exams, only written assignment it must be submitted after completing each module.
- Overall Grading Type: Pass / Merit / Distinction
- 120 credit overall
After successfully passing all core units assessment, you will receive a level 4 Diploma from Qualifi awarding Body.
After successfully passing all core units assessment, you will receive a level 4 Diploma from Qualifi.
- QUALIFI Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care, or
- The second year of undergraduate study in health and social care or;
- Directly into employment in an associated profession.
Academic study skills
The aim of this module is to enable learners to develop the necessary skills and understanding to study effectively within higher education. This will enable learners to acquire the necessary reflective and critical thinking skills required to achieve individual learning potential.
Communicating in health and social care
The aim of this module is to develop the learner’s awareness of different forms of communication used in health and social care settings and its importance for effective service delivery.
An introduction to healthcare policy
The aim of this module is to develop the learners awareness of different influences on healthcare and their effect on the development of policy. Evaluation of healthcare policy will allow learners to examine what are the key contemporary issues for those making policy, providers and those receiving support.
This module is designed to introduce the learner to reflective practice in all its forms. Reflections on practice and in practice are important concepts in health and social care and feed into the idea of self -development linking theory to practice.
Managing people in health and social care
The aim of this module is to enable learners to understand the processes involved in the recruitment, management and development of people in the health and social care workplace. In this module learners will investigate the processes involved in the management of individuals in the health and social care workplace and how to facilitate change in the organisation.
Sociology: concepts in health and ill health
The aim of this module is for learners to gain an understanding of sociological concepts of health and ill health and their application to care practice in health and social care. It will enable learners to gain an understanding of the nature of contemporary society and its influences on the perception of health and ill health. Learners will explore how society is structured in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, social class, family and households and its impact on health and well-being.