Course Code: SE1FE375 Social Work 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 social work career with this two-year Social Work Professional Practice course. Develop your academic and writing skills as you explore key topics such as human growth and development, and apply your knowledge to a real-life setting during practical work experience. Successful students will gain the maximum 168 UCAS points needed to progress to a social work degree and become a fully qualified social worker. At B&FC, you will have access to firstrate 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 at College to ensure you reach your full potential. Their role will involve helping you to set academic and personal targets as well as develop career plans and employability skills. 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 This course prepares you to embark on a degree in social work and throughout your time here we will support you in progressing towards your chosen career.