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Health and Social Care BTEC Level 2 at Moseley School and Sixth Form

Course description

General Information

You will enjoy this course if you would like to develop:

A broad understanding of the Health & Social care sector

Skills as well as technical knowledge

An awareness of particular groups and their needs by focusing on health, Early Years (care and education), care of older people, or individuals with specific needs.

You will study aspects of Human Development, Social policy and Health and Safety Law.

The course contains considerably vocational content and we encourage all students to conduct work experience to bring the subject to life


Course content

Course Outline

Edexcel BTEC Level 2

The Level 2 BTEC in Health and Social Care is a full-time programme validated by Edexcel. You will study 3 mandatory units and 1 optional unit to complete the course. One of these is an externally examined unit and will assess your knowledge and understanding of human lifespan development.  The remaining units are coursework assignments which relate to a range of health and social care issues and practices.

Course Outline

Mandatory Units (up to 6 from the following)

  1. Human Lifespan Development (Exam)
  2. Health and Social Care Values (Coursework)
  3. Communication in Health and Social Care (Coursework)
  4. Social Issues (Coursework) 

Entry requirements

HSC BTEC L2 merit or above, English at grade C or above.


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Financial information

For further information, please contact the course co-ordinator above.

Future opportunities

Careers and Higher Education Opportunities

Recent students have gone onto Level 3 courses in Health and Social Care, Childcare and Sociology.

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Further information

Extra-curricular enrichment opportunities

Regular support sessions will be available at lunchtimes, after school and break times throughout the course to help students with homework, projects and exam preparation.


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Moseley School and Sixth Form directly.

Last updated date: 17 May 2016
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