The Certificate in Higher Education in Working with Vulnerable Adults is a one-year, full-time Higher Education programme that will suit individuals currently or aspiring to work with and care for vulnerable adults.
This course is run in partnership with the University of South Wales.
Entry criteria detail a typical offer but the College considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience. If you have any queries regarding your offer please contact our Admissions Team.
Typical offer: 2 A Levels at C Grade or MM profile from a BTEC Level 3 Diploma and three GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications).
This qualification will enhance career prospects within the health and social care field, particularly working with voluntary agencies dealing with vulnerable adults and as advice workers in the Health and Social Care and Social Services.
Students may progress onto the Diploma in Higher Education in Public Health or onto Year 2 of the FD (Hons) in Care Studies.
The programme will include lectures, seminars, project work, workshop and tutorial sessions. You will usually have to complete portfolios, presentations, case studies and written assignments as you progress through the programme.
- Context and Recognition of Abuse in Vulnerable Adults
- Legislation and Policy in Working with Vulnerable Adults
- Advocacy and Representation
- Working with Vulnerable Adults - Practice Module
- Dignity in Care
- Reflective Practice in Working with Vulnerable Adults.
You will usually have to complete portfolios, presentations, case studies and written assignments as you progress through the programme.
Higher Education & Degrees
Afan College - 01639 648200
1 Year - Full-Time
£9000 Per Year