The Access to HE Diploma (Social Work) offers adult returners a coherent, integrated and supported year of study through which they will gain the knowledge, awareness, skills and confidence necessary for successful undergraduate studying in the intended progression routes for this Diploma.
Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...
English and maths GCSE at grade 4 and above Level 2 in health and social care (desirable) Work experience in the social care field (desirable)
External Assessments (exams) and Internal Assessments.
Aims of the course
Following this course, learners will develop the knowledge skills and behaviour in the field of social work. Learners will also have the opportunity to develop study skills which will give better preparation for university progression.
Learners primarily progress to Higher Education study in areas related to Social Work.
These may include some of the following areas of Degree level study: Community Development and Leadership, Education, Culture and Society, Health and Social Care, Psychology and Counselling, Social Care Studies, Social and Community Work, Social Work, Sociology, Sociology and Criminology, Working with Children and Young People, Youth Studies and a wide range of combined and related degrees.
The course is taught in a variety of ways, including workshops, seminars, lectures, guest speakers, visits, group work and presentations. Learners will have access to the College's online systems and facilities including Google resources, Google Classroom and EMe to use both on and off site.