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Health And Social Care (Mental Health) CAVA Access To HE Diploma

Level 3

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Key Info

Learning Area   Social Care & Health
Delivery Mode   Part-time
Duration   1 Year

Dates & Locations

Location   Duchy College Stoke Climsland
Start Date   07/09/2020
Fees   Tuition Fees: £0.00


Access courses are designed as a stepping stone to enable motivated, enthusiastic people to progress onto Higher Education. This course is ideal if you want to re-direct your career into areas, amongst others, such as social work, teaching or health and social care management.

This course would also be ideal for those wishing to take a social sciences subject specific degree such as sociology, psychology and criminology etc.

This is a challenging course and it is expected that students will complete a minimum of 15 hours additional independent study each week. Students may access college facilities on the days that they are not taught with some evening study available.

Please also be advised that most universities require work experience to complement your UCAS application. It is therefore highly recommended that you find work within the health care sector in either a voluntary or paid capacity.
Please Note: This course is only available to applicants who are 19+

  What You Will Learn

The following subjects; Study Skills and Information Technology, Interpersonal Skills, Psychology, Sociology, Social Policy, Health promotion, Biology and other related social science units. You will also be given advice on writing a personal statement and completing a UCAS application.

  Entry Requirements

All applicants will be invited to attend an Access Workshop where full course information is given and you will be expected to complete the Initial Assessment and a written exercise. You will also be given a questionnaire which needs to be returned before interview. All applicants need to successfully complete the online and written Initial Assessments to the required standard.

  Progression

This is a nationally recognised qualification which gives students the opportunity of applying to university for a range of Social Sciences, Health, and Care related degrees including: Sociology; Mental Health; Social Work etc. Please be advised that each university stipulates its own entry requirements and you are advised to ensure you research these fully prior to application on the Access course.

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Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

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