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HND Social and Community Work

HND Social and Community Work


Health and Social Care

HND Social And Community Work


If you have an ambition to make a significant impact in the community, a career in social and community could be for you. Social workers provide valuable support to people who need help to improve their lives. You could be working with people of all ages with mental health problems, looked after children and young people, carers and adopters, older people, refugees, asylum seekers or offenders. You could find employment in family support, community development, public health, care planning, advocacy and counselling or rehabilitation roles. Our HND in Social and Community Work will equip you with skills in law, policy and values in health and social care, mental health and wellbeing and partnership working. You will also explore innovative approaches to social and community work and develop highly valuable skills in person-centred practice.

The new BTEC Higher National qualifications in Social and Community Work are designed to address an increasing need for high quality professional and technical education pathways at Levels 4 and 5.

Ideal for those working or volunteering in Social and Community Work who are looking to progress their career and/or progress to a degree at Level 6.

Core units include: law, policy and ethical practice, professional principles and values, mental health and wellbeing and building an evidence portfolio.

Next Steps

If you wish to continue your education, this course allows you to apply for a one year top up course to gain a degree in your chosen field.

Mode of Study


Course Features

Level 5

Higher Education




£5,950 per year

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