OTC – BA in Social Care Level 7 CORU approved course – CDP modular option to Year One still available

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OTC – BA in Social Care Level 7 CORU approved course – CDP modular option to Year One still available.

This course is designed for people who want to attain the standards of proficiency for social care workers as defined by CORU.

The learner will engage with 18 modules that explore social care practice and how it applies in various social care settings. Students will complete 800 hours of supervised practice placement, in a social care setting. (Note any student working within a social care area cannot complete either placement with their employer). This qualification is designed to lead to social care registration.

The course content is based on:

  • OTC expertise in the disability and broader social care area
  • International best practice
  • Current legislation and policy
  • Ongoing feedback from course participants
  • Input from graduates, professional bodies, regulatory bodies and service users

This is reflected in the choice of learning objectives, course materials and the award winning approach that has been developed to deliver the course.

Course Aim:

  1. To equip students with the range of skills and knowledge to enable them fulfil the role of Social Care Worker across a variety of sectors within the broad social care field.
  2. To embed the values of human rights, inclusiveness, empowerment, advocacy, social justice and person-centred services and supports so that graduates can bring these values to their work across the social care sector.
  3. To ensure competence to practice as a skilled and professional Social Care worker in a variety of settings by provision of high quality practice placements

OTC – BA in Social Care Level 7 CORU approved course – CDP modular option to Year One still available

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“Social Care Workers plan and provide professional care to vulnerable individuals and groups of all ages who experience marginalisation, disadvantage or special needs. As well as protecting and advocating for such individuals and groups, Social Care Workers professionally guide, challenge and support those entrusted to their care toward achieving their fullest potential.”

(Social Care Ireland 2018)


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  1. Lorraine Woods 20/07/2023 at 13:22

    Can I have more interest

  2. Lorraine Woods 25/07/2023 at 14:56

    I’d be interested. Can i get more information please

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