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York College University Centre

Health and Social Care

UCAS Code: H2S4

Higher National Certificate - HNC

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

32

About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2021

The HNC in Health and Social Care feeds directly into the HND in Health and Social Care.

The qualifications provide a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in their sector and their national recognition by employers allows direct progression to employment. They offer a strong, sector-related emphasis on practical skills development alongside the development of requisite knowledge and understanding.

The programme provides the knowledge and skills needed to work in a range of roles within both health and social care. The course team, working in partnership with local employers, will enable you with professional and technical education thereby providing you with a clear line to employment or to progression to a degree at Level 6.

Emphasis on practical skill development alongside the requisite knowledge and understanding is an important component of the course. You will learn through applied practical work and develop skills to critically analyse information and develop knowledge skills and behaviours needed to succeed in the workplace.

Course themes include:

•Communicating in health and social care organisations

• Principles of health and social care practice

• Health and safety in the health and social care workplace

• Personal and professional development in health and social care

• Working in partnership in health and social care

• Research project

This course is 'Subject to Approval' and has not yet completed the College's approvals process. Whilst we are confident that the course will be approved, it may be subject to minor changes.

Tuition fees

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England
£7,200
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,200
per year
Scotland
£7,200
per year
Wales
£7,200
per year

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Course location:

York College University Centre

Department:

Health and Social Care

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