|Start Date:||Duration:||Level:||Study mode:||Course location:||Course Type:|
|September||1 year||Level 3||Full-Time||Ashington Main Campus||Full-time Vocational|
All units will be internally assessed using a range of methods. This could include direct observation in the workplace, a portfolio of evidence, written assignments or a task. All units must be assessed in line with the Skills for Care and Development Assessment Principles.
English and maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your chosen career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE maths and/ or English at school, we can support you to improve your skills.
Students will need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement, as they need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.
We work in close partnership with many of the North East's leading health and social care employers to ensure our students get the best opportunities to progress in their future career path. Some of our employer partners offer students who complete and achieve their programme of study a guaranteed interview with their organisation.
Employers include Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust.
To support your work / voluntary placement in a care setting we offer a taught session one half day every two weeks.
This qualification develops the knowledge and skills needed when working in a lead adult care worker role in care settings and is suitable for adults who wish to work or are working in a lead role with adults in health and social care settings.
It covers a wide range of areas including supporting individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and health and social care procedures.
The level 3 qualification meets requirements to confirm occupational competence and/or 'licence to practice' and Confirm competence in an occupational role to the standards required.
Units studied include:
Effective handling of information
Promote person-centred approaches
Equality and inclusion
Health, safety and well-being
Responsibilities of a care worker
Duty of care in care settings
Safeguarding and protection in care settings
Students can progress into employment in residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, day centres or some clinical healthcare settings within job roles such as a Senior Care Support Worker or a Lead Personal Assistant.
We also offer progression to level 4 with our HNC in Healthcare Practice.
We are the largest further education provider in Northumberland with campuses throughout the county.
Our student transport scheme is available for eligible students to make getting to and from college as easy as possible.
Our extensive re-development programme will create outstanding new facilities.