This qualification is practice-based for experienced staff over the age of 19, looking to enrich and extend their knowledge and skills in a particular area of Health and Social Care relevant to their work setting.
Learners must be in relevant employment to undertake this qualification, as it cannot be undertaken on a work placement.
Completion of the following qualifications will provide a strong foundation for Level 4 Health and Social Care with Specialism:
The content for Level 4 Health and Social Care with Specialism is in the process of being finalised.
The structure of this qualification is in the process of being finalised.
The qualification will be assessed through a combination of external assessment (via a holistic project followed by a professional discussion) and internal assessment (via a portfolio of evidence including direct observation of practice supported by reflective tasks).
The qualification recognises enriched and extended skills for progression on to:
Opportunities for further study and professional training are being explored with universities across Wales.
There are no documents available for this qualification at the moment.
The latest information Professional Development events and learning opportunities will be available here from autumn 2018.
You will be able to see details on how to find a centre here.