of Level 3 BTEC National Diploma/Extended Diploma in Health Studies:
Work related activities include: Work shadowing, in which an individual
student is assigned to ‘shadow’ an
individual employee going about his or her normal activities, allowing close
observation of jobs which for reasons of complexity, safety or security cannot
be actively undertaken by the student.
- It is
expected that learners will in the main only be able to observe practice.
insight into the health or social care workplace.
conversation with service users
routines and activities carried out by health or care workers and
identifying regular patterns and deviations from these.
workers to carry out daily routines and activities.
workers in providing care that you cannot deliver yourself.
meals or refreshments to service users(not feeding unless explicit consent
assistance/advice when you judge a situation to be beyond your experience
or level of responsibility.
out materials and equipment
individual service users to participate in group activities.
up after activities
on messages within the team
events and observations you witness to your supervisor, especially if you
think staff may not be aware of the full details of the situation
- Using the
specialist literature that is available in each placement in order to
carry out research for your studies.
on their skills and knowledge gained.
should complete a diary or placement log that describes their daily
diary/log should include information about the health or social care
setting, example the type/role of the organisation, health and safety
procedures and staffing provision.
should have a designated placement supervisor within the workplace.
college tutor to overview the placement.
will be visited on at least one occasion during the period of work
- At the
end of the placement a brief report should be supplied from the placement
to complete a minimum of 30hours within the setting and placement
supervisor to sign timesheet.
Students will have the following
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