Higher Education in Adult Health and Social Care

The Open University

Course Information

Key features of the Higher Education in Adult Health and Social Care programme offered by The Open University

– Deepens your knowledge and understanding of health and social care
– Develops practical and employability skills
– Builds a solid foundation for further study
Accessibility

We make all our qualifications as accessible as possible and have a comprehensive range of services to support all our students. The Certificate of Higher Education in Adult Health and Social Care uses a variety of study materials and has the following elements:

– studying a mixture of printed and online material – online learning resources may include websites, audio/video media clips, and interactive activities such as online quizzes
– working in a group with other students
– using and producing diagrams and screenshots
– finding external/third party material online.
Skills for career development

The certificate builds sector knowledge, develops practical skills and provides a foundation for further study. It will help you demonstrate your understanding of the relationships between policy and practice, and some of the human issues associated with adult health and social care. You’ll also develop a strong set of transferable skills that are highly valued by employers in all sectors, including the ability to:

– draw together, analyse and critically evaluate information
– produce accurate records and make informed decisions
– think logically and propose reasoned solutions
– put together well-judged arguments and question assumptions
– manage time, learn independently and use ICT effectively.
Career relevance

This certificate was developed in consultation with employers in health and social care to ensure that it develops the key skills and knowledge base needed to work in the sector. It also draws on the latest research and the experience of practising professionals.

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