BTEC Level 3 Health and Social Care

HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE DIPLOMA (Equivalent to 2 A-levels)
HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE EXTENDED CERTIFICATE (Equivalent to 1 A-level)

Exam Board

Edexcel

Course Outline

Studying Health and Social Care can provide a pathway into  one of the largest employment sectors in the UK. It is an attractive industry for people desiring to make a positive difference in society and looking to find secure employment in today’s ever-changing economy. In the course, students will study the following units; 
 
Units include:
 
Human Lifespan Development
Working in Health and Social Care
Meeting Individual Care and Support Notes
One other optional unit chosen by students and teacher

Into the future…

Some potential employment opportunities are; 
  • Specialise in a particular area, such as occupational therapy 
  • Provide direct care as a care worker or personal assistant 
  • Help provide the necessary support needed to run a care home 

Click here to view the KS5 Curriculum Booklet.