(LEVEL 3 - EQUIVALENT TO 1 OR 2 GCE A LEVELS)
This is a two year course assessed through a mixture of coursework and exams which is designed for students wishing to gain employment in the health and social care sectors or progress to further study at a higher level. The course is suitable for those who wish to follow a career in the caring industry, social work, nursing, speech therapy, podiatry, youth and community work or radiology.
OPTION 1 – Single Award.
BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care (equivalent to 1 GCE A Level). This course is 50% exam and 50% course work based and includes 4 units over 2 years which may include:
• Human Lifespan Development (Exam)
• Working in Health and Social Care (Exam)
• Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs
• Nutritional Health
OPTION 2 – Double Award.
BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Health and Social Care (equivalent to 2 GCE A Levels). This course is 40% exam and 60% course work based and includes 8 units over 2 years which includes those in the Extended Certificate, plus:
• Working in Health and Social Care
• Enquiries into Current Research in Health and Social Care (Moderated Task)
• Promoting Public Health
• Supporting Individuals with Additional Needs
In addition to our standard entry requirements, entry to these courses will also be considered with:
Health and Social Care Level 2 with achievement of at least a merit and tutor recommendation or NVQ Level 2 (in relevant subject area) with tutor recommendation.