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Tyne Coast College

HNC Healthcare Practice - Tyne Metropolitan College

UCAS Code: HS12

Higher National Certificate - HNC

Entry requirements


A level

E,E

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

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32

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About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2019

The HNC in Health Care Practice is a qualification designed and developed to meet professional standards. The HNC helps to develop not only academic skills and abilities, but also work readiness skills. It is recognised by employers and universities.
This is a work-related qualification for students taking their first steps into employment or those already in employment and seeking career development opportunities. The HNC provides progression into the workplace either directly or via study at university and it is also designed to meet employer’s needs. Higher National qualifications are widely recognised by industry and higher education as the principal technical professional qualification. At level 4, the HNC is recognised as being the same level as a first year UK Honours degree.
The content is stimulating and provides an exciting experience equipping learners with skills for the future world of Healthcare.

Modules

Core units
The Higher National qualification is made up of 7 units of study. This qualification is directly mapped to apprenticeship core standards. This means that all units studied on this course are core units.
You will study units including:
Unit 1 – Law, Policy and ethical practice in Health and Social care
Unit 2 – Demonstrating Professional principles and values in Health and Social care practice
Unit 3 – Supporting the Individual journey through integrated Health and Social care
Unit 4 – Fundamentals of evidence based practice (Pearson set project)
Unit 5 – Health education in Action
Unit 7 – Effective Healthcare practice using Maths
Unit 9 – Anatomy and Physiology for Health and ill Health

Assessment methods

Assessment
Assessment methods are varied and include practice based assessment. This may take place in a work placement setting or in our dedicated clinical skills lab where you will have access to a hospital ward with interactive manikins and health care equipment
You will also be required to complete at least 200 hours in placement or employment within a Health Care setting alongside your course.

Tuition fees

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England
£6,000
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Northern Ireland
£6,000
for the whole course
Scotland
£6,000
for the whole course
Wales
£6,000
for the whole course

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Course location:

Tyne Metropolitan College

Department:

Department of Higher Education

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