What does this course entail?
First and foremost you should know that to get onto this course you must have first completed your Level 2 Health & Social Care Qualification. If that’s all done, you can apply for this course. When you make the step up to level 3 completing this course will open up the possibility of going to University and further developing your skills and getting yourself a degree. As opposed to Level 2, when you’re on this course not everything will be based in the classroom. Instead, you’ll get the chance to get some real-world work experience under your belt.
What work placements could I end up completing?
Due to the wide range of jobs that this qualification will lead you to be perfect for, there are a wide range of different places you can find yourself in during your placement including:-
- Care homes
- Nursing Homes
- Day Centres
- Assessment Centres
- Special Schools
- Respite Care
What jobs can I expect to apply for if I end up getting a degree in health and social care?
If you complete this extended diploma, you can then go on to study at higher education and get yourself a degree in health and social care. The jobs you can expect to apply for if you end up graduating include:-
- Being a registered nurse
- Youth or social workers
- Registered care managers
- Charity officers
How long does this course last?
The extended diploma in health and social care is 2 years long and combines both real-world work placements and also in-class learning.
What are the benefits of working within health and social care?
Many of the job roles you can apply for with a health and social care qualification revolve around caring for those who are more vulnerable than yourself. And ensuring that these people are cared for in the best possible manner is incredibly satisfying and well paid.
If you want to know more information about this course get in touch with the team here at Ascend Healthcare and we can answer any questions that you have.
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