Higher National Diploma Health & Care
in Health and Care is designed for anyone wishing to acquire advanced
level skills and knowledge in the care industry. It prepares students for
a variety of careers, ranging from highly skilled care practitioners, to
supervisory and management level roles in areas such as health trusts,
residential care settings or community services. Students examine how the
latest information technology can be be best utilised in the workplace and
develop communication and numeracy skills to the standard expected by
subjects covered in this course include:
Teams and Individuals
Diversity and Rights
and Professional Development
in Health and Care Services
the Research Process
course includes both group and individual assignments.
are assessed continuously with some written examinations.
association with De Montfort University the College offers four Higher
National Diplomas (HNDs). These Are listed in the UCAS handbook under the
University's ''table of associate and linked colleges and campuses"
(see DEM D26, Campus code Z). An additional HND in Travel and Tourism is
offered through a consortium arrangement.
business and Finance UCAS Course Code - 105G
Computing UCAS Course Code - 421N
Health and Care UCAS Course Code - 006B
Sport UCAS Course Code - 045L
Travel and Tourism Contact Student Services for UCAS Code
for HND courses applicant should normally meet one of the following
Possess an appropriate BTEC National Certificate, National Diploma,
Advanced GNVQ or equivalent qualification.
Have studied two subjects to A level with a pass in at least one
subject and four passes at GCSE level (grade 'C' or above), preferably
including English and Maths.
The College also welcomes applications for HND programmes from mature
students (candidates aged 21 and over at commencement of their course) who
are unable to meet normal entry requirements but who have relevant
Applications for these courses should normally be made through UCAS.
you require assistance please contact the Head of Student Services on
who successfully complete the course may choose to go straight into work
or progress onto further studies such as the second or third year of a
related degree, or a Diploma in Social Work. This qualification also
provides the underpinning knowledge required for progression onto an NVQ
level 4 in Care.