If you are passionate about helping people, and would like to progress towards a career in social work or similar then this could be the course for you.
You’ll learn a broad range of relevant skills through a range of psychology, sociology, law, and health and social care units, including:
- Early social development
- Treatment and therapies
- Sociology of the family
- Crime and deviance
- Social work theory and practice
- Inequalities in health and social care
- The law in social work and offences against children
Throughout the course you’ll take part in lots of discussion and debate with your fellow students.
You can expect to complete a unit of study skills designed to support your skills in research techniques, report writing, presentation skills and academic English. This will help you develop the skills needed to approach and complete the range of assessments on the course.
You’ll have support from a personal tutor who will guide you through your studies and support you in making your university application.
664 Nuthall Road
Start: 4th October 2021
Course code: C000504 / Q002763
CAVA Access to HE Diploma
You’ll need 5 GCSEs at grades 9–4 (A*–C) including English and Maths (equivalents may be considered for Maths and English). Relevant work experience will be considered as a substitute for a relevant Level 2 vocational qualification, plus GCSE English and Maths.
It is not possible to study both GCSE English and Maths on this course.
Learning is assessed in a variety of methods to prepare you to study at university. This may include an extended essay, timed assessments under controlled conditions and report writing.
Choose to follow with degree-level study to equip you with the level of skill of knowledge required for a career in social work, health and social care, youth work or a related field.
You may be eligible for funding for this course. Check out our Financial Help pages to find out more!
If you are an EU/EEA or Swiss National, please visit our EU Settled Status scheme page for more information.