Higher National Diploma in Health and Social Care


Overview – HND in Health and Social Care

The Higher National Diploma (HND) takes place over two years. On HND in Health and Social Care you will study 16 topics focused on best practice in the industry, expertly created in order to increase your skills, confidence and teamwork. These units are in line with UK University Degrees, so students can progress into employment in the Health and Social Care sector or move on to a higher qualification.

About the Course

The HND is a Level 5 qualification, equal to the second year of a Bachelor Degree. Over two years you will study a wide range of subjects, including 200 hours of work placement. The Organisational Learning Centre runs the HND in Health and Social Care in partnership with Sunderland College, and students on the course benefit by being full students of Sunderland College.

You will study topics such as:

  • Principles of Health and Social Care Practice
  • Working in Partnership
  • Health and Safety
  • Personal and Professional Development

And many others. You can download the full programme specification from this page to see all topics.

Programme Specification

Please contact Nicola at nstockton@olceurope.com or call 01204  525540 for further details.

Course Syllabus

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