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04/04/2022

FDA Health and Social Care Apprentice and independently funded case studies

Three University of Bolton students organised a health promotion event to highlight the importance of breast cancer awareness.

Maisie, Jessica, and Joanne

 

Maisie Gardner, aged 23, Joanne Finch, 34, and Jessica Bobmanuel, 39, are studying health and social care.

Once they have successfully completed the two-year programme, they will be qualified Assistant Practitioners. The foundation degree is an integral part of the Assistant Practitioner apprenticeship and allows the apprentices to move forward toward their endpoint assessment and becoming qualified assistant practitioners.

All three students are currently employed while studying one day a week on the Bolton campus.

Maise works on the Increasing Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) programme, Joanne is a healthcare assistant at a GP practice and Jessica is a support worker.

As part of their studies, they chose to set up a stand on campus in Chancellor’s Mall to raise awareness of breast cancer in women and men, after discovering there had been a steep rise in cases over the past two years.

Joanne said: “One in eight women and one in 400 men are diagnosed with breast cancer and we wanted to remind people how important it is to check themselves regularly, what to look for and to go for a mammogram when invited.

“It’s surprising how many people didn’t know quite a lot of the information we were providing and so many men didn’t realise they could even get the disease.

“When we become Assistant Practitioners, it will open different doors for us career-wise, depending on what route we want to take.”

Maisie added: “We are really enjoying the course and this is a great way of putting what we learned into practice.

“We were quite nervous beforehand, but it has been great and everyone has been so nice. A few people have visited us who have been affected by breast cancer in some way to share their experiences.”

Sexual health stand with Elizabeth Hall, Kerry Moore, Kerry Williams, Jacqueline McFadden, and Cheryl Tench.

Other students also manned two other stands, one focusing on staying healthy and active and the other on sexual health.

On the sexual health stand were Elizabeth Hall, Kerry Moore, Kerry Williams, Jacqueline McFadden, and Cheryl Tench.

On the physical activity and mental health stand were Shirish Singapori, Shirley Colley, David MacKenzie, Yongfeng Zhang, Shan Cen and Candice Ferguson.

Lecturer Dr Joey Weber said: “This was an assessed event as part of my health promotion module. The apprentices did a fantastic job on the day and seemed to get a lot out of the experience.“

All the students are studying health and social care via Foundation Degree Apprenticeships or independently.

No courses found

BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BA (Hons) BA (Hons) Social Work
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
120
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care Final Year top-up
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

BA (Hons) BA (Hons) Social Work (Degree Apprenticeship)
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
120
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

FdA FdA Health and Social Care
Full-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration
40
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

HND HND Health and Social Care
Full-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration
64
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

FdA FdA Health and Social Care (Assistant Practitioner: Independent Route)
Full-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

MA MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Full-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MA MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism): Extended
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Human Society (with specialism)
Full-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Human Society (with specialism): Extended
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Social Care, Health and Wellbeing
Full-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MA MA Social Work
Full-time
Mode of study
24 months
Duration

University of Bolton

PD PD Professional Doctorate in Health and Social Care
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care
Part-time
Mode of study
4.5 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

FdA FdA Health and Social Care (Assistant Practitioner: Higher Apprenticeship Route)
Full-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration
40
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care Final Year top-up
Part-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Business Management: Health and Social Care (top-up) (Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship)
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

HND HND Health and Social Care
Part-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
64
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

MA MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Part-time
Mode of study
24 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Health and Social Care
Part-time
Mode of study
36 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Human Society (with specialism)
Part-time
Mode of study
24 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Social Care, Health and Wellbeing
Part-time
Mode of study
24 months
Duration

University of Bolton

PgDip PgDip Health and Social Care
Part-time
Mode of study
24 months
Duration

University of Bolton

PgCert PgCert Health and Social Care
Part-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

University of Bolton

PD PD Professional Doctorate in Health and Social Care
Part-time
Mode of study
6 years
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Advanced Professional Development in Health Care for Older Persons (HE6)
Part-time
Mode of study
14 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Bereavement and Loss HE6
Part-time
Mode of study
14 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Bereavement and Loss (HE7)
Part-time
Mode of study
14 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Critical Evaluation for Evidence Based Practice (HE7)
Part-time
Mode of study
14 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Multidisciplinary End of Life Care (HE7)
Part-time
Mode of study
15 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Community Health Care Nursing (top-up)
Part-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

University of Bolton

FdA FdA Health and Social Care (Assistant Practitioner: Higher Apprenticeship Route)
Part-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
40
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

Regent College London

BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

Regent College London

BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care (HE6 top-up)
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

The Growth Company

FdA FdA Health Care Studies
Full-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration
64
UCAS Points

The Growth Company

BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care (HE6 top-up)
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

The Growth Company

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