Health and Social Care programmes are in high and increasing demand with hospitals, care homes, charities and community centres under increasing pressure for services to address the diverse and complex needs of a multitude of patients.
The HND in Health and Social Care is ideal for those who wish to specialise and pursue a career in the care sector. The courses are intended to create health professionals with a thorough understanding of managing health and social care services.
This course builds on the knowledge and skills developed during the HNC and gives advanced preparation if you want to follow a career in health and social care. If you’re already working in the sector, an HND would enhance your job prospects. Designed to equip you with the knowledge and understanding required for successful employment, this course will give you the transferable skills to meet the increasing demands of the health care sector.
The course provide a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in the Health and Social Care sector. Higher Nationals offer a strong emphasis on practical skills development alongside the development of requisite knowledge and understanding in the sector.
The HND in Health and Social Care course have been designed to equip individuals with the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills for employment in Health & Social Care, both in the UK and overseas. These qualifications meet and exceed the National minimum standard of qualification set by the Care Quality Commission for those practising in Health & Social Care in the UK.
The course prepare and equip students with knowledge and skills in the practice and management of Health and Social Care programmes leading to employment or further and higher education to degree level.
The course is suitable also for all those already working in the sector who wish to gain practical skills and a formal Level 5 qualification in order to progress to supervisor or junior management level roles
Course Length: 2 years;
Start dates: February / July / October