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Health and Social Care

Details

Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Day
Study Mode Part Time
Duration 1 year
Start Date 11/09/2017
End Date 06/07/2018

Fees and Finance

16-18 Free
19-24 £3,384 p/ year
24+ £3,384 p/ year
International £8,640 p/ year

Funding

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Overview

This one year intensive course is aimed at enabling mature students (19+) to progress to a degree programme in nursing or a related subject at university. To achieve this, you must have 60 credits, of which 45 are from level 3 units. (The remaining 15 can be from level 2 units.)

Aims of the course

To prepare you for study on a health related Bachelor's degree programme such as adult nursing, social work or midwifery, providing modules that widen your knowledge and experience of health and social care.

Unit Breakdown

Study skills, nursing studies, biology, psychology, sociology and drug calculation.

Assessment Method

Assignment tasks, time constrained exams, class work, group work, discussions, timed exams presentations and essays.

Progression Opportunities

You may choose to study a degree or foundation degree, or pursue further study on another health-related programme. The majority of universities require students to have a GCSE (graded A* to C) or equivalent in maths and English, in addition to a level 3 qualification. They may also require a certain grade profile for the access course.

Career Options

District nurse or district nursing team member, general staff nurse, child nurse, learning disabilities nurse or mental health nurse.

What can I earn in the health and social care industry?

When you're deciding what to study post-16, it's important to think about where your course will lead. If you study for a vocational qualification in health and social care, you'll be starting on a career path with lots of opportunity for progression ? and a good salary in your sights. For example:

Care workers start on around £13,000 a year and can earn £17,000 with 3-5 years' experience

Social workers start on around £24,000 a year and can earn £39,000 with 3-5 years' experience

Nurses start on around £26,000 a year and can earn £31,000 with 3-5 years' experience

If you're interested in a career in the health and social care industry, we offer a diverse range of vocational courses that will help you get where you want to go. Our tiered qualifications are industry-accepted and government-recognised, and many include valuable work experience, giving you the confidence and skills you need to succeed in this sector.

To find out more go to https://www.lscollege.ac.uk/courses/health-and-social-care or contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Entry Requirements

You must be aged 19 or over. You need GCSE English and maths at grades A*-C, plus a substantial Level 2 qualification in a related subject at merit grade. Students will be expected to carry out preparatory reading before each lesson and also complete homework.

Facilities

Classrooms, learning resource centre and practical laboratories.

Process for Application

To apply please select your chosen start date and location below.

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Call us: 020 3737 3000

Email: For general enquiries please contact us at info@lscollege.ac.uk.  For application enquiries please contact us at apply@lscollege.ac.uk  

Postal Address:

Lewisham Southwark College, Lewisham Way, London SE4 1UT

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