Health and Social Care, BTEC Level 1/2 Extended Certificate at Minsthorpe Community College, A Specialist Science College
This Level 2 course is for learners wanting to study in the context of a vocational sector. The knowledge, understanding and skills learnt in studying a BTEC First will aid progression to further study and prepare learners to enter the workplace in due course
You will study the following units:
Human Lifespan Development;
Health and Social Care Values;
Effective Communication in Health and Social Care;
Social Influences on Health and Wellbeing;
Promoting Health and Wellbeing;
Equality and Diversity in Health and Social Care;
Individual Rights in Health and Social Care;
Services in Health and Social Care;
Creative and Therapeutic Activities in Health and Social Care;
The Early Years Sector.
In addition, you will complete 2 days of work experience each week in a Health and Social Care setting.
3 GCSEs grades D-E or 3-2 (support with Resit Maths and English if below a 4)
2 units are assessed externally with students undertaking a written examination. The other units are assignment based and assessed internally
Students wishing to progress to a Level 3 course may be apply to complete a BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Children’s Play, Learning & Development at Minsthorpe.
In addition, they could study for a BTEC Subsidiary Award in Health and Social Care at Minsthorpe, alongside other A Level courses.
In the health and social sector, typical employment opportunities may include working as an apprentice or in a supervised entry role, depending on specific job requirements and age restrictions.
Students will have to complete a DBS check on entry to the course. There will be an extended day on work experience days and students are asked to work to the settings shift patterns. Some placements may require travel on a bus/train
How to apply
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