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BTEC Health and Social Care

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On this subject page you will find links/downloads which support admissions along with curriculum information for our current students.  

  • A curriculum overview document for each subject which details the sequence of teaching and learning, along with the development of key skills
  • An independent learning guide, to support students in each subject with the demands of homework, revision, and their independent learning.
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BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care

Pearson Edexcel

Subject Leader

Ms A Marquess

Entry Requirements:

Minimum Entry Requirements:

5 x 4s

4 in English and Maths

Subject Specific Entry Requirements:

A Pass if taken at Level 2

Why study BTEC Health & Social Care?

As well as interesting course content, studying Health and Social Care helps develop the ability to: understand, analyse and evaluate information. The course also builds communication, research and report writing skills.

What can I do with BTEC Health & Social Care after Sixth Form?

A Health and Social Care qualification will not only enable access to Higher Education courses ranging from midwifery to social policy, but also health sciences such as biomedical science. It will also provide a route to large number of healthcare roles such as health care assistant, pathology laboratory assistant or youth worker.

BTEC Health & Social Care Extras

Under normal circumstances you will be required to undertake a minimum of 100 hours’ work experience in a wide variety of Health, Social Care and Early Years settings. There are coursework assignments and activities which need to be completed in a care setting. These form part of your portfolio. We will assist you with placements and organising voluntary work. We will follow government guidance and subsequent considerations from Pearson.