A Distance Learning Course of 1 LessonCourse Description
This Social Care - Skills Course has been structured so that students can choose exactly the area they need to develop by setting their own learning priorities. These courses can be used by qualified social workers in practice as a source of professional updating, as well as by trainers, lecturers and practice teachers as a source of learning material. They can also be used by individuals who are eager to learn more about a particular area of Social Work.Course Syllabus
This course focuses on the ways quality services may be assured in changing conditions. We cover concepts and definitions associated with quality and different ways of assuring quality services. In the first session we look at the difficulty of agreeing on what the term "quality" means. In the second session we look at the link between quality and standards and in the third session discuss ways of introducing quality into an organisation. In the final session we examine some of the problems associated with the idea of quality in social work and social care services.
Concepts and DefinitionsQualification(s)
Setting and Reviewing Quality Standards
Introducing Quality into Organisations
Exploring Tensions in Quality
Qualification 1: Assuring Quality In Social Work (Skills Course) CertificateTutor Support
Assuring Quality In Social Work (Skills Course) Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, entitling you to use the letters SAC Cert after your name.
With this course you will have unlimited access to your own personal tutor who specialises in their field of study. It is your personal tutor's role to ensure that you receive constructive feedback and to deal with any queries you may have. You are more than welcome to telephone, fax or email your personal tutor. You will also have access to a dedicated and friendly team of administrators and course advisors who offer sound and professional guidance and advice when you need it. This ensures that you will never feel neglected and that you will always succeed!Requirements for Entry
There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.Study Hours
This is only an approximate figure and is dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each lesson there is a question paper that needs to be completed and returned to your tutor. You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper.
The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is: 20 hrs.
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After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.
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