Higher National Certificate in Healthcare Professions' Support for England (HTQ)

Level 1 Diploma

Course Location


Stockport College


Stockport College

Further Details


University Level


Health & Social Care

Course Start Date

Monday 2nd September 2024

Course Duration

Part-Time, 2 Years

Course Time

09:00 - 17:00

Course Fee

£ 8200.00

Course Code


Course Overview

The Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Healthcare Professions’ Support for England offers students a broad introduction to the subject area via a mandatory core of learning. The aims of the Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals in Healthcare Professions’ Support for England are to:

ú Equip students with the healthcare practice skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to achieve high performance in the global health and social care environment.

ú Provide education and training for a range of careers in healthcare, including healthcare assistant practitioner roles in a range of settings such as nursing assistant roles, care navigation, planning, and assessment.

ú Provide opportunities for students to enter or progress in employment in healthcare, or progress to higher education qualifications such as a pre-registration degree in one of the allied health professions or nursing.

ú Provide opportunities for students to develop the skills, techniques and personal attributes essential for successful working lives.

ú Provide students with opportunities to address contemporary health and care issues facing the sector, and society at large, with particular emphasis on integrated and compassionate care, and person-centred and personal approaches to providing healthcare to individuals across their lifespan.

Course Requirements

What you will Learn



Career Options

Mandatory Units

Contact Details

Extra Costs Involved

Students need a current enhanced DBS certificate, issued within 12 months of the start of the course. This may be applied and paid for at enrolment.

Exam Validation Body

Pearson Education Ltd

Hours Per Week

15 hours per week

How Long To Complete

1 year

Programme Structure

7 units to be studied over the duration of the first year combined with work experience/placement. This is the equivalent of 120 credits.

Contact Details

For further information please email HEenquiries@tcg.ac.uk


Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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