Course Code: SC1FE429 Children's Services - Level 2 Next course dates Start dateLocationDuration / Fees 14 Sep 2022 Bispham Campus 19 Weeks / £1,265 Apply now 24 Feb 2023 Bispham Campus 18 Weeks / £1,265 Apply now 14 Sep 2023 Bispham Campus 19 Weeks / £1,265 Apply now 24 Feb 2024 Bispham Campus 18 Weeks / £1,265 Apply now Overview Is this course for me? What will I learn? How will I be assessed? Key information Where could this course take me? Course Summary If you are aged 19 or above and would like to study a university-level course in health and social care but you don’t have the qualifications you need, then the Level 2 Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care Professions could be for you. The 18-week course equips you to enrol on the Access to Higher Education Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care Professions. With just a year of additional study, you could then be eligible to progress to a university-level course to study for one of a range of health-related professions: nursing, midwifery, physiotherapy, radiography, occupational therapy, paramedic practitioner, and operating theatre practitioner. Entry Requirements There are no specific entry requirements for this course. You will however need to undertake literacy and numeracy assessments and if you don't already have GCSE Maths and English you will study these qualifications alongside this course. Prior to starting, you will also need to complete a written assessment and meet informally with the Course Tutor. Qualification Obtained Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care Professions The Level 2 Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care Professions is made up of 25 credits, distributed across the following modules: Healthy Living (3 credits) Presentation Software (4 credits) Human Physiology (6 credits) Introduction to Sociology (6 credits) Introduction to Psychology (6 credits) Industry Placement and Field Trips There are no work placements and no field trips on this course. Learning and Teaching Methods We use a variety of teaching and learning methods to support different learning styles and to motivate and engage you throughout the course. This is a 18-week course, timetabled for 6 hours on one day per week at our Bispham Campus In addition, we will expect you to devote 6 hours each week to independent study. Expert Tutors All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice. Assessment Methods This is a portfolio-based course which is assessed on a range of work that you produce during the programme and as such there are no exams. Tuition Fees Read our tuition fees guide. Other Costs and Equipment Needed All the equipment and resources you need are provided by B&FC at no extra cost. Regulation and Accreditation Accrediting Institution: N/A Awarding Body: ASCENTIS Terms and Conditions Read our full terms and conditions for more information. Career Options and Progression Successful completion of the Level 2 Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care Professions equips you to enrol on B&FC's Access to Higher Education Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care Professions. With just a year of additional study, you could then be eligible to progress to a related higher education course here at Blackpool and The Fylde College or at one of several universities across the country. Popular career choices include nursing, midwifery, physiotherapy, radiography, occupational therapy, paramedic practitioner, operating theatre practitioner and other health-related professions. If you have a particular institution in mind, we recommend that you check with them that our Access to HE course will satisfy their entry requirements.