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Level 3 BTEC Health and Social Care

INTRODUCTION

Do you have aspirations to work in a care setting or go on to a degree programme in health and social care? If so, this is just the course for you …

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

You will study the following 8 core units in the first year plus a vocational unit. Your second year will consist of 9 optional units.

  • 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
  • Development through life stages
  • Fundamentals of anatomy and physiology for health and social care
  • Personal and professional development in health and social care
  • Sociological perspectives for health and social care
  • Psychological perspectives for health and social care
  • Values and planning.

ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES:

Work experience forms part of this course.

ASSESSMENT:

Assessment is all coursework with no exam. You will build up a portfolio of assignments over the two year course; each assignment being graded Pass, Merit or Distinction.

FUTURE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

This course provides a basis for progression into higher education and careers in health care and social care.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

To study the BTEC Applied Science programme you will need to achieve 5 GCSEs grade A* – C, including English, Maths and Additional Science.

SPECIFICATION:

Pearson, BTEC.

LENGTH:

This subject will take two years to complete.

CONTACT:

For further information please contact info@csfc.bfet.uk