The course is made up of 18 Health and Social Care modules - 14 core modules and 4 specialist modules. The specialist modules explore particular topics in depth. Students will also complete 1 external examination and 2 external synoptic assessments that will require research and demonstrate your capability to apply your knowledge, understanding and skills.
All students study these 14 core modules:
- Equality, diversity and rights in health and social care
- Human growth and development
- Safeguarding in health and social care
- Communication in health and social care
- Infection prevention and control in health and social care
- Psychological perspectives in health and social care
- Sociological perspectives in health and social care
- Working in health and social care
- Reflective practice
- Empowerment in health and social care
- Protection of children, young people and adults in health and social care
- Anatomy and physiology for health and social care
- Research skills for health and social care
- Personal and professional development
- Study at university to gain a degree
- Study as a higher level or degree apprentice whilst in employment
- Full time employment in a wide variety of health care roles
- Adult nurse
- Paediatric Nurse
- District nurse
- Learning disability nurse
- Mental health nurse
Note: this list is only a small selection of possible opportunities that would be open to you after successfully completing.
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.