HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE

Available as Extended Diploma (Equivalent to 3 A Levels) or Extended Certificate (equivalent to 1 A Level with two other subjects)

After completing your advanced diploma, you can progress on to degrees in social work, paramedic science, occupational therapy, police, probation services, midwifery, youth and community work and all fields of nursing.

This course can also provide access to relevant apprenticeships in care.

CONTENT

This course will provide you with an excellent opportunity to develop a good knowledge base and practical care skills for professions within health and social care.

The BTEC Technical Advanced Diploma in Health and Social Care will empower you to grow in confidence, improve their organisational skills and mature intellectually.

You still study topics such as human lifespan development, working in health and social care, anatomy and physiology, enquiries into current research in health and social care, meeting individual care and support needs, promoting public health, and principles of safe practice in health and social care. You will also undertake work experience as part of your course.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Four GCSEs grade 9-4, including Maths and English at Grade 4

ASSESSMENT

This course is available as an Extended Diploma, equivalent to three A Levels, or an Extended Certificate, equivalent to one A Level and designed to be taken with two other Extended Certificate subjects. It is assessed both internally and externally by set tasks and examinations. Four units on this course will be externally assessed through examinations, which makes up 42% of the final result. All remaining units will be assessed and graded through reports, activities, a controlled assessment and a variety of other tasks.

Extended Diploma Level 2

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Minimum four GCSEs grade 3 and above.

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