Health and Social Care Level 5 Distance Learning
Level 5 Accredited Diploma in Understanding Health and Social
The topics on this Health and Social Care Level 5 course are specially selected to give students a detailed understanding of the key issues in social care. This well-recognised and internationally transferable award, can equip you with the skills you need to begin working within the Health and Social Care Sector.
Syllabus and Unit Specification
Unit 1: Using information, communication and technology ICT in the study of Health and Social Care practices
Information, communication and technology (ICT) comprises core skills for learning. In this distance learning course utilisation of methods, tools and strategies of ICT is important in order to establish and maintain a sound working relationship with tutors and the college.
Unit 2: Human growth and development
Unit 3: Essential anatomy and physiology for care practitioners
Unit 4: Health and Disease
Unit 5: Care and Communication
Unit 6: Focus on social issues
Unit 7: Socialisation, attachment and lifestyle
Unit 8: Focus on disease models
Unit 9: Public health contexts
Unit 10: Diagnosis and treatments
Unit 11: Promoting health
Unit 12: Research in health and social care
Unit 13: Safe caring and care services
Unit 14: Care contexts: roles and responsibilities
Unit 15: Antimicrobial resistance
Unit 16: Pharmacology for health and social care practitioners
All students must be 17 years of age and above. Students should have completed a Level 3 Diploma or an A level standard course (or equivalent) before the Level 5 qualification.
16 tutor marked assessments.
Approximately 60 hours per unit .
CIE Level 5 Accredited Diploma in Level 4+5 Accredited Diploma in Understanding Health and Social
You will receive a certificate from CIE.
Materials and support provided by Oxford Learning.
A paper copy and/or a PDF copy of the course materials are also available to purchase during the online enrolment process.
You may pay the course fees in monthly instalments.