• LEVEL

    Level 3

  • FT/PT

    PT

  • AGE GROUP

    19+

  • DURATION

    1 year

  • AWARDING BODY

    One Awards

OVERVIEW

The programme aims to equip you with the academic knowledge and skills to gain entry to HE programmes relating to social work.

course information

Date: 07/09/2020 - 18/06/2021

Location: Middlehaven (Main Building)

Total Fees: £0.00

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For more information call Course Information on
01642 333333 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk.

Modules will include:

  • Principles of Social Work Practice
  • Values Law and Theory for Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Professional Practice
  • English
  • Maths
  • Study Skills
  • Evidence Based Practice (linked to a relevant work placement with a minimum of 2 hours per week in a social care setting)

September 2019

Monday, Thursday and Friday.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

You must be working at a Level 2 in English and maths.

You must complete a written assessment and have a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS check).

You must also have had a relevant work placement and provide one good reference.

You will be assessed through essays, reports, presentations, evidence based work practice and a placement diary.

This qualification will provide you with a range of transferable skills so that you can progress onto a range of our HE courses.

Past students have progressed onto our foundation degree in Social and Public Sector Studies and then completed the BA (Hons) Social and Public Sector Development degree. After completing the degree you will be well equipped to pursue a career in the Civil Service, Police force, public service, housing advice, management, community worker, probation officer and youth work.

You can also progress on to the BA (Hons) Social Work course at university.

Tuition fees are free if you are a UK or home- fee status student and aged 16-18 on the 31st August before the start of your course. 

If you are aged 19 or over, you may be required to pay fees depending on your residency status, educational background and personal circumstances. 

Level 3 Entitlement: If you are aged 19 - 23 on the start date of the course and this is your first full Level 3 qualification the course is free. For more information please contact Course Information on 01642 333333. Advanced Learner Loan: If you are aged 19-23 and this is not your first full Level 3 qualification or you are aged 24 or over on the start date of the course, you will have to pay fees. However, you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan. You can apply for an Advanced Learning Loan from Student Finance England (SFE) to fund all or part of the fee. For information on Advanced Learning Loans go to www.gov.uk/advanced-learning-loans/

The Advanced Learner Loan will not be repayable by students who progress into Higher Education and complete their degree.

Please note any fee shown excludes any additional costs to learners for any necessary equipment, materials, uniforms or any visit/residential that learners are required to participate in.

You can apply online by clicking on the apply button at the top of this website page. Once we have received and processed your Application Form we will be in touch. If you have any questions about the status of your application please contact the Admissions Department on (01642) 333601. For general enquiries about courses, please contact Course Information on (01642) 333700 or e-mail courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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LEARNING SUPPORT

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

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FINANCIAL SUPPORT

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive financial support service and bursary scheme to help you through your time at Middlesbrough College. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

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TRAVEL INFORMATION

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.

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