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Health and Social Care Level 4

The primary goal of this Level 4 Health and Social Care course is to provide learners with the knowledge, the tools and the resources to effectively assist and care for the UK’s aging population.

Level 4 / ABC Awards / OSC66

£389.00 or only £35.00 initial deposit

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Course Title:Health and Social Care Level 4

Awarding Body:ABC Awards

Course Support:12 months expert tutor support

By developing your understanding of the health and social care industry and the various care, communication and support strategies that are in place; you can take this knowledge and offer those in your care a fully supportive service that is completely catered to their needs.

Every person is different and this online course aims to improve your ability to successful interpret, engage and meet individual demands, by giving you a thorough education in care planning and the numerous theoretical perspectives on care which exist.

In turn, over the duration of this 12 month course you will also become familiar with research methods and how they are used to deliver health and social care; policy, regulations, enforcement and funding; evidence-based practices; mental health and issues of age, gender, ability, religion and sexuality, and much, much more.

All of our course materials can be delivered straight to your door by email or by post, making it possible for you to harness this 6 unit course from the comfort of your own home. No classes. No exams/strict deadlines. No need to sacrifice your job or your family time.

Instead, you can easily mould this course to fit around your current commitments and experience a healthy work-study balance that is convenient and stress-free.

Fast, slow, morning or night, you can work at your own preferred pace and remain in complete control.

Our courses also come with the promise of online support and your very own personal tutor who will answer your questions and provide you with valuable industry advice.

Course Info

Course Title:Health and Social Care Level 4

Awarding Body:ABC Awards

Course Support:12 months expert tutor support

No prior knowledge or experience is required to enrol on this course however, it is recommended that you first complete our Adult Care Diploma Level 3 RQF, a brand new RQF qualification that replaces the old Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care.

Assessment

The Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards is gained by successfully completing a series of assignments. Your personal tutor will review, mark and provide you with feedback on your work.

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that NCC Home Learning has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 4 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by NCC Home Learning to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Unit 1: Context and Reflection
Historical overview of health and social care services
Organisation of care services and provision
Policy, regulation, enforcement, funding
Theories of learning and professional knowledge
Evidence-based practice
Ethical issues and reflective practice
Professional development and peer support

Unit 2: Ethical Principles and Values
Values, ethics and rights
Safe practice in care environments
Ethical considerations
Mental Health
Issues of gender, age, ability, religion and sexuality
Non-discriminatory practice
Confidentiality
Care values and care standards

Unit 3: Supporting Individuals and Managing Care
Understanding care relationships
Support needs and policy influences
Supporting people through change
Communication, empowerment and advocacy
Managing yourself and other people
Managing care activities
Managing quality and change

Unit 4: Assessment and Care Planning
Assessment of needs
Rationale of assessment
Risk assessment
Contextualising assessment
Models and tools for assessment
Care planning policy
Models of care planning
Recording care plans
Resources
User-defined outcomes
Monitoring and review

Unit 5: Health Education and Promotion
Approaches to health education and promotion
Models of behaviour change
Planning and implementing a health campaign
Models of health
Diet and health
Media influence
Prevention
Theoretical perspectives
Evaluation and outcome measures

Unit 6: Research Methods
The nature of knowledge
Research related to practice
Reading research
Evaluating research
Conducting research
Research methods
Data analysis
Research ethics

Constructed specifically for distance learning, course materials can be accessed online or through the letter box allowing students to learn at their own stride whether it’s at home or away – night or day.

Furthermore, learners can benefit from their own personal tutor along with a comprehensive guide summarising the learning resources, units, tasks and course expectations.

Students can be rest assured that all of their questions, course related or not will be answered with all the necessary feedback, advice and guidance.

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By developing your understanding of the health and social care industry and the various care, communication and support strategies that are in place; you can take this knowledge and offer those in your care a fully supportive service that is completely catered to their needs.

Every person is different and this online course aims to improve your ability to successful interpret, engage and meet individual demands, by giving you a thorough education in care planning and the numerous theoretical perspectives on care which exist.

In turn, over the duration of this 12 month course you will also become familiar with research methods and how they are used to deliver health and social care; policy, regulations, enforcement and funding; evidence-based practices; mental health and issues of age, gender, ability, religion and sexuality, and much, much more.

All of our course materials can be delivered straight to your door by email or by post, making it possible for you to harness this 6 unit course from the comfort of your own home. No classes. No exams/strict deadlines. No need to sacrifice your job or your family time.

Instead, you can easily mould this course to fit around your current commitments and experience a healthy work-study balance that is convenient and stress-free.

Fast, slow, morning or night, you can work at your own preferred pace and remain in complete control.

Our courses also come with the promise of online support and your very own personal tutor who will answer your questions and provide you with valuable industry advice.

No prior knowledge or experience is required to enrol on this course however, it is recommended that you first complete our Adult Care Diploma Level 3 RQF, a brand new RQF qualification that replaces the old Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care.

Assessment

The Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards is gained by successfully completing a series of assignments. Your personal tutor will review, mark and provide you with feedback on your work.

Constructed specifically for distance learning, course materials can be accessed online or through the letter box allowing students to learn at their own stride whether it’s at home or away – night or day.

Furthermore, learners can benefit from their own personal tutor along with a comprehensive guide summarising the learning resources, units, tasks and course expectations.

Students can be rest assured that all of their questions, course related or not will be answered with all the necessary feedback, advice and guidance.

Unit 1: Context and Reflection
Historical overview of health and social care services
Organisation of care services and provision
Policy, regulation, enforcement, funding
Theories of learning and professional knowledge
Evidence-based practice
Ethical issues and reflective practice
Professional development and peer support

Unit 2: Ethical Principles and Values
Values, ethics and rights
Safe practice in care environments
Ethical considerations
Mental Health
Issues of gender, age, ability, religion and sexuality
Non-discriminatory practice
Confidentiality
Care values and care standards

Unit 3: Supporting Individuals and Managing Care
Understanding care relationships
Support needs and policy influences
Supporting people through change
Communication, empowerment and advocacy
Managing yourself and other people
Managing care activities
Managing quality and change

Unit 4: Assessment and Care Planning
Assessment of needs
Rationale of assessment
Risk assessment
Contextualising assessment
Models and tools for assessment
Care planning policy
Models of care planning
Recording care plans
Resources
User-defined outcomes
Monitoring and review

Unit 5: Health Education and Promotion
Approaches to health education and promotion
Models of behaviour change
Planning and implementing a health campaign
Models of health
Diet and health
Media influence
Prevention
Theoretical perspectives
Evaluation and outcome measures

Unit 6: Research Methods
The nature of knowledge
Research related to practice
Reading research
Evaluating research
Conducting research
Research methods
Data analysis
Research ethics

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that NCC Home Learning has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 4 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by NCC Home Learning to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Why should you choose NCC for your home learning?

1

Price Match

We promise to price match if you find the same course elsewhere. Contact our team within 14 days of purchase and we will refund the difference.

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We're the top rated home learning provider on the independent reviews site, Trustpilot - currently rated 9.7/10 for customer service.

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Choice

Unlike many distance learning providers, we offer our students the choice of learning online, or from a paper booklet.

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Payment Plans

Choose to pay for your course in full, or spread the cost with monthly instalments. Payment plans are interest-free, and no credit checks are undertaken.

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Tutor Support

Our course tutors are experts in their field. They're on hand to mark your assignments and offer feedback and guidance throughout your course.

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Work at your own pace. Our team will support you, but won't chase you for work or apply deadlines for submissions. 

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