Unit 4: Personal and Professional Development in Health and Social Care*
The aim of this unit is to encourage learners to develop as reflective practitioners by applying their understanding and skills to their own health and social care setting.
This unit provides learners with an opportunity to develop as reflective practitioners. A minimum of 200 hours of work experience will be completed in order to achieve the unit. This practice will provide the basis of evidence for assessment of the unit.
Learners’ practice, observations and learning in the workplace will be supplemented with wider understanding and knowledge from all parts of the course.
Evidence of learning will be presented through a portfolio that reflects the learner’s ability as a reflective practitioner. Planning, monitoring and revision of personal development plans would be appropriate evidence for achieving personal targets and learning outcomes.
Evidence from workplace settings should be validated and authenticated by appropriately qualified expert witnesses.
It is essential that learners and assessors respect the confidentiality of information from the workplace at all times.
On successful completion of this unit a learner will: