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Inchicore College of Further Education

Inchicore College of Further Education

Social Care - HND


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Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
This Higher National Diploma is a qualification that has been developed to prepare people for employment in Social Care. It is a particularly useful qualification for those intending to pursue higher education in Social Work, Applied Social Studies, Sociology and Psychology through non-traditional routes.

This is a two year full-time course. Each week students must attend the College for four days of tuition in first year three days in second year. On the remaining days students must fulfil extensive work placement requirements. Placements are normally organised by the student, with the support of the Course Director.

 

What you will Study...
These are the main subject modules available in this course. Note: Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands.

Year 1:
Communicating in Health & Social Care,
Principles of Practice,
Personal & Professional Development Part 1,
Working in Partnership,
Social Policy,
Psychology in Health & Care,
Social Context of Health & Social Care,
Understanding Specific Needs,
Research part 1

Year 2:
Health & Safety
Research Part Two
Community Development
Health Promotion for Individuals
Supporting Significant Life Events
Developing Counselling Skills
Contemporary Issues in Health and Care
Personal & Professional
Development Part Two
Understanding the Learning Process

 

Important: Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

 

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