Midwifery Professional Practice - Level 3 Triple Diploma

Course Code: SE1FE373


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Start DateLocationDuration
06/09/2021Bispham Campus2 YearsApply

Course Overview

Prepare for a midwifery career with this two-year Midwifery Professional Practice course.

Develop your academic and practical skills as you explore key topics such as human lifespan development, and apply your knowledge in a real-life setting during practical work experience.

Successful students will gain the maximum 168 UCAS points needed to progress to a midwifery degree and become a fully qualified midwife.

At B&FC, you will have access to first-rate facilities and excellent work placements with local employers. Our expert tutors provide lots of individual support to help you on your journey to this hugely rewarding profession.

Entry Requirements

  • Mandatory: 5 GCSEs at grades 4-9 (previously grades A*C), including English, Maths and Science.
  • Optional: Level 2 Health and Social Care qualification

On this course you will complete work experience with a local employer in your chosen industry. Most employers require you to have a current DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service check). 

You will also need to supply your address(es) of the past five years.

All 16-18 year old applicants will be invited to attend an interview to meet a tutor and ask any questions they may have about the course.

Qualification Obtained

BTEC National Foundation Diploma in Health and Social Care

Essential Skills – English and Maths

If you achieve a grade 3 in GCSE Maths or English you will have to work towards re-sitting these subjects as part of your main study programme. At B&FC, this won’t delay your career journey because you’re working towards these subjects at the same time as your chosen subject.

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning Methods

Throughout the course, you will spend 3 days a week in College gain valuable experience within a relevant healthcare setting.

At College, teaching is delivered in groups and supported by group activities and discussions. One-to-one support is also provided. Your timetable will also include time spent with teaching staff to support you in completing your written assessments.

When you start the course we will assign you a progress tutor who will support you throughout your time here. Their role is to help you in setting academic and personal targets, identifying career plans, developing employability skills and monitoring your progress to make sure you realise your full potential.

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of further 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.

Tuition Fees

Students who are 18 or under and resident in the EU pay no course fees. Read our tuition fees guide for students 19 and over.

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions