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Enhanced Care Work

This HNC focuses on the social care sector, and provides you with valuable practical experience, enabling you to pursue a variety of careers in this highly demanded and versatile landscape. The course also offers you the opportunity to gain specialist and advanced clinical competencies alongside your studies, further evidencing your skills and increasing your employability.

You will be able to utilise the clinical skills and simulation suite sited at the Centre for Health and Care Professions, gaining essential skills and experience in competencies such as venepuncture, catherterisation, wound management and dementia care that are vital for the enhanced care work role within the current social care landscape. Practical sessions and trips scheduled throughout the year are designed to develop skills and confidence in adapting your clinical techniques and leadership skills, in order to reflect the varying situations you will face and need to overcome to be a successful and effective enhanced care worker. You will be learning in challenging environments, ensuring that when you graduate you will be well prepared to work in almost any setting.

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Ucas Code: 1STA

Award: HNC awarded by University of Plymouth

Modes of study: Full-time, part-time and modular study available

Institution code: S32

Year 1 Studies
Careers & Employability

Upon successful completion of this HNC you may progress to the first year of the foundation degree in healthcare practice (nursing associate) or (assistant practitioner) at University Centre South Devon, or an associated course at the University of Plymouth. Please note that there is a deadline for progression applications and places may be subject to availability.

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“I really enjoyed studying Health and Social Care. You're treated as an adult at the College and the tutors get to know you on a personal level, they are really supportive and their knowledge is invaluable. I felt as though I grew as a person during my time there, which is so important."Caitlyn Crofts

Paignton Campus – Vantage Point

This course is available at our Vantage Point Campus. 

Our inspirational Paignton Campus provides the very best learning environment, featuring state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

South Devon College,
Long Road,
Paignton,
TQ4 7EJ

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