Cert HE Health and Social Care

Key Facts
  • Starts September
  • Course Type Full Time
  • Duration One Year
  • You Need 7 Requirements needed View


This full-time programme is delivered over three days (including placement), and this is the first year of a foundation degree for Health and Social Care practitioners.

What will I learn

Level 4 modules: • Learning to Learn • Developing Effective Care Practice • Maintaining the Safety of Vulnerable People and Staff in Care Settings • The Psychosocial Context of Care You will carry out 150 placement hours in a healthcare or social care setting. Students are responsible for arranging their own placements.

How will I learn

Learning will be classroom based with a variety of lectures, electronic resources, group work, presentations and portfolio requirements.

What's next

You can progress onto a range of Health and Social Care programmes determined by students’ own area of interest. This could include progression onto Level 5 (second year of programme) or into University or employment.

Additional Information

The programme is assessed through course work which includes essays, reports, case studies, presentations, research reports, portfolio work and placement based assessment.

You will be taught by our industry experienced tutors, where you will develop your skills and knowledge within the health and social care sector
This higher education course is in partnership with Teesside University
After completing this course, you can progress onto our FdSc Health, Wellbeing and Social Support
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