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Professional Health & Education Programme

Course Overview
Programme type

L3 Extended Diploma in Health and Education.

L3 Enhanced Employability skills 50 day work placement.

Course length

2 years

Required qualifications

You will need 4 or more GCSEs (grade 9-4) including the minimum grade 4 in maths and a   4 in English for the Professional Health & Education.

The programme will focus on:
  • communicating with service users
  • equality, diversity and rights
  • life span development
  • health and social care provision
  • public health
  • human physiology, nutrition and psychology
On the programme you will:
  • attend compulsory work placements in the health and education sector.
  • maintain a portfolio of evidence of your work placements
  • work in teams to research and develop a variety of topics

If you are enthusiastic about caring for and helping people, you will find this course challenging and interesting. If you want to work with people, this qualification will provide you with the knowledge and skills which are essential for this type of career.

 


Method of assessment

Assessment is through internally and externally assessed assignments.

If you are enthusiastic about caring for and helping people, you will find this course challenging and interesting. If you want to work with people, this qualification will provide you with the knowledge and skills which are essential for this type of career.


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What will I be able to progress to?

On completion you will be able to progress to university to study Youth Work, Nursing and other health-related subjects at degree level. You can also apply for a range of other degree programmes, for example, Social Sciences. You will also have the option of applying for employment and work experience within the Health and Social Care sector.

Other Information

You will be required to complete a Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) form confirming that you have no criminal convictions that prevent you from working with children or vulnerable adults. It will be administered by the college at the start of the course.

Careers:

Child Nursing

Early Years Teaching

Midwifery

Psychology

Social Working

Teaching

Work placements

You will attend a substantial work placement of 45-50 days within the first year of study; you will be matched with an employer within the Health and Education sector to your career goals, to the occupations of teaching assistants, early years educators or health practitioners.

You will achieve a level 3 technical qualification, essential industry skills and work experience that will support your application into university, an apprenticeship or wor


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