Gozo Campus

Advanced Diploma in Health and Social Care

CS4-02-19G

Course details

This is a two-year full-time programme during which the learner becomes better acquainted with the specialised services offered by different agencies and organisations in the care sector. This programme of studies is ideal for those prospective candidates who derive a lot of personal satisfaction from helping others. Lectures deal with sociological and psychological perspectives, legislation, communication skills and human biology. Lecturers will present scenarios which are dynamic and thought-provoking, and learners are prepared to work in challenging environments dealing with vulnerable individuals. A work-based learning component is included in the framework of this programme.
Learners who successfully graduate from this programme of studies are very much in demand and all manage to find immediate employment in the sector.

Dan huwa programm full-time ta’ sentejn li matulu l-istudent isir aktar familjari mas-servizzi speċjalizzati offruti minn aġenziji u organizzazzjonijiet differenti fis-settur tal-kura. Dan il-programm ta’ studji huwa ideali għal dawk il-kandidati prospettivi li jiksbu sodisfazzjon personali meta jgħinu lill-oħrajn. Il-lezzjonijiet jittrattaw perspettivi soċjoloġiċi u psikoloġiċi, il-leġiżlazzjoni, il-ħiliet tal-komunikazzjoni u l-bijoloġija tal-bniedem. L-għalliema jippreżentaw xenarji li huma dinamiċi u li jġiegħlu lill-istudenti jaħsbu, u l-istudenti jitħejjew biex jaħdmu f’ambjenti ta’ sfida ma’ individwi vulnerabbli. Komponent ta’ tagħlim ibbażat fuq ix-xogħol huwa inkluż fil-qafas ta’ dan il-programm.
L-istudenti li jiggradwaw b’suċċess minn dan il-programm ta’ studji huma meħtieġa ferm u kollha jirnexxilhom isibu impjieg immedjat fis-settur.

Level 4

2 years full-time

Includes Work Placement

MCAST Diploma in Health and Social Care
or
MCAST Diploma in Applied Science
or
MCAST Diploma in Sport
or
MCAST Diploma in Foundation Studies for Security, Enforcement and Protection
or
4 SEC/O-Level /SSC&P (Level 3) passes
Preferred: Health & Social Care, , English Language, Maltese, Ethics, Social Studies, Home Economics, Biology

Prior to embarking on any Placement, learners need to:
• satisfy the requirements of the Protection of Minors Act (POMA);
• satisfy specific immunisation requirements; and
• present a clean police conduct.