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Social & Community Work HND

North Warwickshire and Hinckley College

UCAS Course code SCW1


The health and social care sector is the largest in the United Kingdom and set to grow further – it’s anticipated that a further two million new employees will be needed by 2022.

The Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Social and Community Work (RQF) (Integrated Health and Social care) at Morley College London offers the opportunity to develop a solid foundation for a range of career options in the sector, including access to graduate programmes in Higher Education institutions. You’ll learn from tutors with professional experience in the sector, and benefit from the College’s modern dedicated learning spaces in building your career and experience.

Units covered on the course include :

Law, Policy and Ethical Practice in Health and Social Care
Demonstrating Professional Principles and Values in Health and Social Care Practice
Mental Health and Wellbeing: a Whole Person Approach
Fundamentals of Evidence-based Practice
Organisational Contexts of Social and Community Work
Effective Reporting and Record Keeping in Health and Social care Services
Health, Safety and Risk Management in Care Environments
Reflective Approaches in Implementing Person- Centred Practice
Investigating Innovative Approaches to Practice in Social and Community Work
Coproduction and Partnership Working in Social and Community Work
Supporting Team and Partnership Working Across Health and Social Care Services
Building Relationships with Individuals in Marginalised Communities
Mental Health: Distress and Disorder
Contemporary Approaches to Disability

By the end of the course you will be able to
demonstrate underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills for success in employment in the health and social care sector at supervisory or management levels
provide specialist studies relevant to individual health and social care vocations and professions in which you are employed or seek to gain employment
contribute to the health and social care sector through effective use and combination of the knowledge and skills gained on the course
progress to further professional development of higher-level skills, either for future study or career advancement.
• The course will involve a range of teaching methods, including seminars, case study analyses, independent learning, debates, role play, group discussions and tutorials.
• Regular lessons will be enriched further by workshops by visiting lecturers and trips to partner organisations with expertise in specialist subjects.
• You will undertake a minimum of 375 hour work placement to consolidate application of theory to practice and expose you to real life experiences.
• Lessons will involve both individual and group work.

In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.

Award: HND
Professional Qualification
2 Years Full Time
Taught in English

Entry requirements

Application through UCAS.

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