Health and Social Care Course
NCFE Level 3
This course is for those who have an interest in Health and Social Care. Whether you have a goal to work as a nurse, social worker, health visitor or even as a paramedic, this course can provide you with the right stepping stone. Covering many of the important issues faced in the helping professions, this course provides one of the first steps to your success.
The course is designed for study by distance learning at work or at home. Students receive course manual, assignments and study guide plus tutor support.
NCFE Level 3 Award in Health and Social Care. Plus a UK Open LEarning Diploma.
Awarding Body Information
NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.
Assessment takes the form of a series of assignments, which are completed by the student then sent to the tutor by e-mail or post for marking.
There is no word count for the assignments. However, you must prove to the tutor that you have fully understood the questions asked.
A reasonable level of literacy is required as this is a Level Three course but otherwise there are no entry requirements, just a keen interest in the subject.
The programme takes place over a timescale to suit the student. Once the student is registered, tutor support is available for up to one year or until completion whichever is sooner.
The programme is home- or work-based enabling students to complete the course without having to attend scheduled college teaching sessions.
Throughout the course, students will receive tutor support by email and by post. This will be for 12 months from the date you receive the course. To complete the full course it will take in the region of 100 study hours which can be spread over a 12 month period.
Extra Online Support
The tutor has now set up a forum for all of our students studying Health Care and related courses. This will assist you with your studies, as not only will you get full tutor support from a professional tutor for the duration of the course, you will also get help from other students who are studying at the same time and also get an insight to other related courses by talking to them
This is a great community for all those students who wish to interact with others in the same situation and get friendly advice, ideas and comments.
You will be able to interact with students studying the following courses:
Understanding Abuse and Trauma
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Counselling and Psychotherapy
Understanding Eating Disorders
Introduction to Counselling
Working with a Diagnosis of Personality Disorder
Your tutor will provide all the details of how to get onto this forum if you decide to order the course.
Human Development and Growth
What is growth?
What is development?
Lysergic acid diethylamide
Effects of drinking
Guideline Daily Amount
What are eating disorders?
Binge eating disorder
Seasonal affective disorder
Paranoid personality disorder
Schizoid personality disorder
Borderline personality disorder
Histrionic personality disorder
Narcissistic personality disorder
Avoidant personality disorder
Dependent personality disorder
Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
Abuse and the Law
Sexual Offences Act 2003
Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Bill 2003
Rights of victims
Barriers to care
NHS and Community Care Act 1990
The Mental Health Act
The Human Rights Act
The Mental Capacity Act
Lasting Powers of Attorney
Court of protection
The Children Act 1989
The Children Act 2004
Childcare Act 2006
Race Relations Act 1976
The National Health Services
Timeline of the NHS
Roles in the NHS
Gynaecologists and Obstetricians
Community Psychiatric Nurse
Accident and Emergency
Minor injuries units
NHS walk-in centres
Short term fostering
The National Curriculum
Office for Standards in Education