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This integrative Counselling Course focuses on both theoretical and experiential learning. The main theories studied are Person Centered, Freudian, Jungian, Developmental approaches. This compliments the experiential learning aspect of the course which consists of practical counselling skills work and an experiential group to develop self-awareness. You will also be required to take part in a 15 week counselling exercise as the client of a degree level student.

 

There are two Saturday morning workshops led by guest speakers and a weekend residential where students take part in an experiential group for which there is a cost to students. More information will be given at interview stage.

Students are required to adhere to the BACP ethical framework. As a professional course, students' dress and appearance should be of a professional standard.

 

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This course provides a Level 3 foundation to learning in the Health Science sector, providing a valuable balanced qualification for progression into higher level Health Science courses such as Degree's.  apprenticeships or employment. There is an emphasis on applied sciences within the course to support students who are interested in clinical career aspirations.  A compulsory part of the course is work placement and you will need to complete in the region of 75 hours per year within the course. Work placement is organised by the work placement team. It is a full time course. You attend college three days per week, and one day are out in placement. You will get the opportunity to work in a variety of Health Sciences Settings.

 

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This  one year course is suitable for those seeking to work professionally in the Health and care sector, providing a valuable foundation for progression onto university degree courses or employment. This course is an excellent choice for students interested in healthcare careers - nursing, midwifery, paramedic technician, physiotherapy.

Learners are likely to have already gained qualifications at Level 3 or A level and may be considering a change in their career direction and seek to enhance their learning and university application through taking this one year course The course is equivalent to up to 1.5 A levels  and additionally provides the important work placement to enhance applications to advanced study. 

One of the benefits of studying this course  at college is the professional qualifications of all the teaching staff. The course is delivered by nurses, midwives,  and other teachers who are professionally qualified in their field such as additional needs specialist teachers.

Students gain an excellent understanding of the professional values of the sector because all of our tutors have worked within the health and social care industry.

A valuable  part of the course is work placement and you will need to complete 100 hours, the college have dedicated work placement team to support organizing placements. .

It is a full time course. You attend college three days per week and additionally usually one day is out in placement throughout the college year. 

This work placement offers the opportunity to work in a variety of adult health and social care settings.

 

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This course is suitable for those seeking to develop their skills and knowledge in Applied Psychology and Social Sciences with opportunity for progression onto university degree courses or employment.

This one or two year course provides students with a flexible learning plan where all students study the same subject in the first academic year and then have the option to continue their study in the second year within a small number of science or social science disciplines. 

This course is an excellent choice for students interested in psychology with additional interests in health and social care, Health Science, Law and Sport.

Students will gain qualifications in the first year to equal 1.5 A'levels and Core Maths.

One of the great benefits of studying with West Suffolk College is the highly trained professional team of staff all of whom have industry experiences that they share with the learners and support their development. 

An additional  valuable component within the course structure is the  work placement that is undertaken of 100 hours each year. Work placement is organised by the work placement team.

It is a full time course. You attend college three days per week and additionally one day is out in placement throughout the college year. 

This offers the opportunity to work in a variety of adult health and social care settings.

 

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