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Working in the Health Sector

Course Code: PTC1

Level: 2
Subject area: Childcare, Health & Social Care
Awarding body: Edexcel
Qualification: Certificate
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: Ten weeks
When you'll study: Fridays, 9.00am - 4.30pm

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About the course

Do you want to work in health care? This is an exciting new health training course, heavily influenced by strong partnerships between the College, the Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust and Livewell Southwest. The course is specifically designed to provide you with the knowledge and understanding required to work in health and social care or progress to further study. Throughout the year, you will cover units specific to the care sector with an emphasis on elderly care, together with opportunities to enhance your transferable employability skills.

What's next?

On successful completion you may progress to:

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2017/18 (August 2017 – July 2018). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2018/19.


Course Code: PTC1

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £150

B Reduced Course Fee (for eligible students): £0

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 A  or   B
19 - 23 A  or   B(Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ A  or   B

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.