Healthcare Practice RQF level 4
The new BTEC Higher National qualifications in Healthcare Practice RQF are designed to address an increasing need for high quality professional and technical education pathways at Levels 4 and 5, thereby providing students with a clear line of sight to employment or to progression to a degree at Level 6. This is never more evident than in the Health and Social Care Sector, where the expectation that students who are progressing on to employment, or Level 6 vocational degrees have substantial, meaningful work experience in the sector is now the norm. The new Pearson BTEC Higher National qualifications in Healthcare Practice RQF for England embrace this development and enhance students’ progression opportunities through mandatory work placement requirements that include assessment on placement to further embed meaningfulness.
Pathways at level 4:
- Integrated Health and Social Care
- Healthcare Management
- Public Health & Health Promotion
- Healthcare & Nursing Assistant Practice
Qualification type: BTEC Higher National
Qualification title: Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Healthcare Practice for England
Level: Level 4
Qualification number (QN): 603/2284/6
Pathways: Integrated Health and Social Care Healthcare Management Public Health & Health Promotion Nursing and Healthcare support
Healthcare Practice RQF Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals for England is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals able to meet the demands of employers in the healthcare sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. The qualifications aim to widen access to higher education and enhance the career prospects of those who undertake them.
What could Healthcare Practice RQF qualification lead to?
The Level 4 Higher National Certificate provides a solid grounding in healthcare practice, which students can build on should they decide to continue their studies beyond the Certificate stage.
Healthcare Practice Pathway Job Roles
Integrated Health and Social Care - Senior care assistant, senior support worker in a range of health and care settings, pathway tracker, integrated support worker, care navigator or co-ordinator
Public Health and Health Promotion - Health educator, public health practitioner, wellbeing co-ordinator, voluntary sector field worker or research assistant, health improvement officer
Healthcare Management – Lower non-clinical managerial, co-ordinator and supervisory roles in healthcare administration, operation and support services, e.g. information, office, patient services, estates, health improvement services
Healthcare Practice Course materials
Fees (We offer payment plan and accept installments):
£3,700 per year
Mode of study: Full, part time (class based) and distance learning
Duration - 12 months
Awarding Body -PEARSON BTEC
Location – Elizabeth House, 39 York Road, London, SE1 7NQ (2 min walk from Waterloo train station).