HNC in Integrated Health and Social Care Level 4
Meet the demands of employers in the health and social care sector and adapt to a constantly changing world on this vocational Level 4 course.
Purpose: Higher Education
Guided Learning Hours: 480
Duration: 1 year full-time
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What are the qualifications about?
You will benefit from a wide-ranging vocational programme of study in health and social care and develop the knowledge, understanding and skills that will enable you to prepare for a range of careers in health, social care and community work or progress to further study and specialisation at level 5.
Who are they for?
This nationally recognised Level 4 qualification is ideal if you wish to pursue or advance your career in health and social care or related fields. No prior experience of health or social care work is required. You will gain vocational knowledge and practical skills through a combination of college-based and workplace learning and experience.
Why choose Ruskin College?
Ruskin is a friendly and inclusive college, with an ethos that puts you very much at the centre of the learning experience. It is the ideal environment to work towards your rewarding career in health and social care.
What sorts of things do they cover?
Your course will cover:
- Mental Health and Wellbeing: A Whole Person Approach
- Demonstrating Professional Principles and Values in Health and Social Care Practice
- Applied Understanding of Human Development and behaviour
- Fundamentals of Evidence-based Practice
- Law, Policy and Ethical Practice in Health and Social Care
- Contemporary Social Issues
How will I learn and be assessed?
You will be assessed as follows:
50% – Practical Learning and Assessment Development Portfolio
20% – Essays/Reports
20% – Case studies, professional discussion, observation
10% – Presentations
How long do they take?
Guided learning hours
Guided learning hours are the hours you spend learning with your training provider or on your own. The guided learning hours for this qualification are:
- Level 4: 480 hours
Usual course length
Completing the HNC in Integrated Health and Social Care Level 4 usually takes:
- 1 year full-time
What jobs could they lead to?
This qualification is designed to lead you into the field of health and social care, whether for career development or further study at Levels 5 and 6.
What would it cost me?
For more information visit our University Programmes Fees and Funding page.