Course Code: SE1FE373 Midwifery Professional Practice - Level 3 Triple Diploma Next course dates Start dateLocationDuration 04 Sep 2023 Bispham Campus 2 Years Apply now Overview Is this course for me? Key information Where could this course take me? Course Summary 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 4 GCSEs grade 4 or above in English and Maths and a clear DBS check a successful interview with a tutor the ability to study independently a genuine interest in the subject good communication skills hardworking approach towards the industry 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. 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. Other Costs and Equipment Needed We provide the majority of your placement uniform, the only items for this you will need to provide are black trousers and appropriate flat footwear. We will recommend a variety of text books that you could purchase to support you in your studies although copies of these are available within the college library or as E-books however you have the option to purchase your own copy if you wish. You will also need to provide your own writing materials, such as pens, paper and a folder to keep your college-work which case be purchased from any supplier therefore prices will vary. You will be allocated a small budget to pay for any College printing costs, however once you have exceeded the limit, you will be liable for any additional printing costs. The current price for printing are as follows. 1 sided Black White sheet A4 is 4p 2 sided Black White sheet A4 is 8p 1 sided Colour is 10p 2 sided Colour is 20p A DBS is required for your work placement how the costs of this is covered by the college. Qualification ObtainedBTEC National Foundation Diploma in Health and Social Care 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. 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. Career Options and Progression Once you successfully complete this programme we will support you to begin your journey to study midwifery at degree level (typically a three-year programme). Following your studies (which will include work practice), you will have options to specialise in various branches of midwifery, including neo-natal care and health visitor.