BTEC Level 3 Certificate / Extended Certificate / Diploma in Health & Social Care
Qualification BTEC Certificate / Extended Certificate / Diploma
Duration 1 - 2 years
What will I study?
Your Health and Social Care course will cover a broad range of topic areas relating to employment and further study in the health and social care sector.
You will develop a thorough knowledge and understanding of the following areas:
Developing effective communication in Health and Social Care.
Equality, diversity and rights in Health and Social Care.
Health, safety and security in Health and Social Care.
Sociological perspectives for Health and Social Care.
Psychological perspectives for Health and Social Care.
Development through the Life Stages.
Developing creativity in children and young people.
Opportunities for work placements in a variety of Health and Social Care settings.
Portfolio of work internally assessed and externally moderated by the examination board.
Standard Level 3 entry requirements.
Useful Supporting Courses
Links very well with Psychology, Sociology and Physical Education. It can be taken alongside any other A Level course.
Students have gone on to careers in / as:
Care Assistant, Adult Nurse, Medical Representative, Social work and Primary teaching.