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Health and Social Care Level 4 Course

£389.00

This  Health and Social Care Level 4 course is ideal for anyone who simply wishes to increase their knowledge or improve their career prospects in a Health and Social Care environment.  

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Course Description

The Health and Social Care Level 4 course will give students a natural progression route into management teaching you the following:

  • Managing yourself and other people
  • Managing care activities
  • Managing quality and change

The course will also will help you gain a high level of understanding of health and social care practices and help you gain a good knowledge of care, communication and support strategies. You will look at care planning and discover how research methods can be used to deliver health and social care.

A career in Health and Social care is a rewarding career and there are a wide range of opportunities available to enthusiastic, hardworking individuals who welcome a challenge.

Support

The course will be delivered by post including Tutor Support for 12 months. All assignments are marked by one of our professional Tutors who will offer regular feedback and guide you through your course. Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor and you must have access to email in order to contact your Tutor.

You will be provided with the telephone number for your dedicated Student Support Team who will be available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that you will receive unlimited support for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.

Assessment

You must successfully complete a series of assignments. Once all assignments have been completed satisfactorily, you will then be awarded your certificate.  The good news is, there is no final exam.

Modules

Module 1 : Context and Reflection

  • Historical overview of health and social care services
  • Organisation of care services and provision
  • Policy, regulation, enforcement, funding
  • Theories of learning and professional knowledge
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Ethical issues and reflective practice
  • Professional development and peer support

Module 2 :Ethical Principles and Values 

  • Values, ethics and rights
  • Safe practice in care environments
  • Ethical considerations
  • Mental Health
  • Issues of gender, age, ability, religion and sexuality
  • Non-discriminatory practice
  • Confidentiality
  • Care values and care standards

Module 3 : Supporting Individuals and Managing Care

  • Understanding care relationships
  • Support needs and policy influences
  • Supporting people through change
  • Communication, empowerment and advocacy
  • Managing yourself and other people
  • Managing care activities
  • Managing quality and change

Module 4 : Assessment and Care Planning

  • Assessment of needs
  • Rationale of assessment
  • Risk assessment
  • Contextualising assessment
  • Models and tools for assessment
  • Care planning policy
  • Models of care planning
  • Recording care plans
  • Resources
  • User-defined outcomes
  • Monitoring and review

Module 5 : Health Education and Promotion

  • Approaches to health education and promotion
  • Models of behaviour change
  • Planning and implementing a health campaign
  • Models of health
  • Diet and health
  • Media influence
  • Prevention
  • Theoretical perspectives
  • Evaluation and outcome measures

Module 6 : Research Methods

  • The nature of knowledge
  • Research related to practice
  • Reading research
  • Evaluating research
  • Conducting research
  • Research methods
  • Data analysis
  • Research ethics

Q & A

Will I require any previous knowledge to start this course?

You do not need any prior learning knowledge or experience to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone who wishes to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.

What is included with this course?

  • In-depth study materials covering the full specification
  • 12 months tutor support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • Certification

Will I need to purchase any books?

You will not need to purchase any books as we cover everything that is required in the course materials unless otherwise stated on the course page.

Are there any additional costs?

There will be no additional costs for this course.

I live overseas, would I be able to take this course?

Yes, this course is available to international students.

Do I have to pay delivery?

For paper-based courses, delivery is free to the UK. A delivery fee will be payable for paper-based courses sent outside the UK. Please click here for delivery information.

How many hours should I allow for this course?

We recommend that you are able to dedicate between 120 and 140 hours’ study time, plus additional time for completing assignments.

Can I complete this course sooner if I wish to?

Yes, you can work at your own pace to complete this course.

Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means that the publisher has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 4 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of difficulty involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by the publisher to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. ABC Awards’ endorsement involves a robust and rigorous quality audit by external inspectors to ensure quality is consistently met. A regular review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF). It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards also offers over 600 Ofqual regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

Fees

Course fees for payment in full include:

  • Paper-based Course materials
  • Assessment and feedback on all assignments.
  • Access to your personal Tutors
  • Access to the NUS student card.
  • Certification