You will develop an understanding of the value base required in the care profession. You will have the opportunity to understand and explain influences on human development and behaviour. You will also gain an understanding of the social, physical, emotional, cognitive and cultural needs of people who use care services.
This knowledge and these skills will be relevant for future experience in learning, life and work, and will enhance the ability of learners to become effective contributors and responsible citizens.
No specific requirements but you are expected to have a good standard of written English.
Higher Care is delivered on a Tuesday, all day, and comprises:-
Other units covered can include:
Formative assessment throughout the year, with summative assessment nearer the time of the external exam in June.
For information on costs of this course please contact the college at which you wish to study.
Bursary or EMA (Educational Maintenance Allowance) if studying full time along with other subjects
Further study in care depending on addditional qualifications and experience.
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This will take you to the full time Care Practice Highers programme, into which Higher Care is integrated to allow for flexibility in your choices of subjects/class times. However the way you want to study (e.g full time/part time/distance) will be updated following the interview.