BTEC HND in Social and Community Work

When and Where

23 Sep 2019 - 2 Jul 2021 (960 hours, 60 weeks)
Days and times
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday,
Morley College London


Full fee
£6150 per year Student loan information
Concession fee
Concession Fee discount not applicable
Senior fee
Senior Fee discount not applicable

Quick Facts

A team of specialist tutors will contribute to this course
Course code

Course Structure

The health and social care sector is the largest in the United Kingdom and set to grow further – it’s anticipated that a further two million new employees will be needed by 2022.

The Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Social and Community Work (RQF) (Integrated Health and Social care) at Morley College London offers the opportunity to develop a solid foundation for a range of career options in the sector, including access to graduate programmes in Higher Education institutions. You’ll learn from tutors with professional experience in the sector, and benefit from the College’s modern dedicated learning spaces in building your career and experience.

Units covered on the course include :

Law, Policy and Ethical Practice in Health and Social Care
Demonstrating Professional Principles and Values in Health and Social Care Practice
Mental Health and Wellbeing: a Whole Person Approach
Fundamentals of Evidence-based Practice
Organisational Contexts of Social and Community Work
Effective Reporting and Record Keeping in Health and Social care Services
Health, Safety and Risk Management in Care Environments
Reflective Approaches in Implementing Person- Centred Practice
Investigating Innovative Approaches to Practice in Social and Community Work
Coproduction and Partnership Working in Social and Community Work
Supporting Team and Partnership Working Across Health and Social Care Services
Building Relationships with Individuals in Marginalised Communities
Mental Health: Distress and Disorder
Contemporary Approaches to Disability

By the end of the course you will be able to

  • demonstrate underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills for success in employment in the health and social care sector at supervisory or management levels
  • provide specialist studies relevant to individual health and social care vocations and professions in which you are employed or seek to gain employment
  • contribute to the health and social care sector through effective use and combination of the knowledge and skills gained on the course
  • progress to further professional development of higher-level skills, either for future study or career advancement.

• The course will involve a range of teaching methods, including seminars, case study analyses, independent learning, debates, role play, group discussions and tutorials.
• Regular lessons will be enriched further by workshops by visiting lecturers and trips to partner organisations with expertise in specialist subjects.
• You will undertake a minimum of 375 hour work placement to consolidate application of theory to practice and expose you to real life experiences.
• Lessons will involve both individual and group work.

In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.

Entry Requirements

We welcome applications from anyone who feels that they are capable of reaching the standards required by the qualification. We appreciate that mature students may have extensive experience, including experience gained through paid or unpaid work or through other types of professional training or sector related opportunities.

- A valid DBS certificate (or evidence of current subscription to the update service)
- A relevant Level 3 Qualification ( Diploma in Health and Social Care or Access to HE Diploma and L2 Literacy/Numeracy or GCSE Maths / English (5-9)
- Working (employed or voluntary in an established role in a social or community setting).

Non-native English speakers
Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2
PTE 51
IELTS 5.5; Reading and Writing must be at 5.5 or equivalent

Fees and Funding

Full fee
£6150 per year Student loan information

Concession fee
Concession Fee discount not applicable

Senior fee
Senior Fee discount not applicable

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