This course is made up of mandatory units and a range of optional units covering key areas of current practice in health and social care such as:
- Equality, diversity and rights in health and social care
- Human growth and development
- Safeguarding and protection in health and social care
- Communication in health and social care
- Working in health and social care
- Creative activities in health and social care
- Dementia awareness
All units will be internally assessed by your Tutor or Assessor using a range of methods which could include: written assignments or tasks such as designing a leaflet or booklet, charts or diagrams or setting up an information board.
- Health & Social Care - Technical Extended Diploma – Level 3
This course does not provide a licence to practise, but may support progression into a wide range of job roles in the health and social care sector, including:
- Care Support Workers in Adult Residential Settings
- Healthcare Assistants in Community Primary Care and Acute Health Environments
- Care Support Workers in Domiciliary Services
- Supported Living or Day Services
- Community-Based Support Workers
If you are aged 16-18 then the majority of our courses are free for you to study. If you are aged 19+ then there may be fees associated with the course. You may be eligible to have some, or all of these fees waived by the College, depending on your individual circumstances. Visit our Student Finance pages for more information.
You do not have to let a lack of money stop you from coming to Hugh Baird College. We have bursaries and grants in place to help support those students that may find it more difficult to cover the costs of participating in further education, these include help with things such as tuition fees, childcare and travel. Visit our Student Finance pages for more information.
No. We can enrol students from any area. Public transport links are good too, so the College is easy to get to from all across Merseyside.