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City of Sunderland College

Health Care Practice

UCAS Code: L511

Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


You need a Level 4 qualification e.g. an HNC or other Level 4 equivalent in health and social care or a related subject including work experience within a health and social care environment. Students must be able to read and communicate clearly and accurately enough to meet the requirements of this training. All candidates must undertake an interview, initial assessment and apply for or demonstrate DBS clearance to confirm that they do not have a criminal background which might prevent them from working with young people or vulnerable adults.

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About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2021

This course is intended for those who wish to develop their knowledge, skills and understanding across the health and social care sector gaining a total of 120 credits at Level 4. It will equip you for employment at a supervisory level by developing the skills, techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for working life and prepare you to progress to further professional development at a higher level if desired for example Higher Education courses such as nursing midwifery or working with older adults.

Assessment methods

Each unit or module will be assessed by a mixture of assignment, seminar, presentation and/or evidence from your work placement. There are no exams. You will be supported through tutor notes and materials which are available on Blackboard, our virtual learning environment. You will be required to complete research and development work independently beyond class and keep up to date, communicating regularly with your tutors if you cannot attend college.

Tuition fees

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England
£6,150
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,150
per year
Scotland
£6,150
per year
Wales
£6,150
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Northumberland College

Department:

Northumberland

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