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Health and Social Care BTEC level 3 at Boroughbridge High School

Course description

The course will give you the knowledge, understanding and skills that you need to prepare for employment or further study in the subject area.

The BTEC level 3 qualification in Health and Social Care provides much of the basic knowledge for the National Occupational Standards in Health and Social Care/Health and consequently acts as a robust introduction to both sectors.  You will benefit from gaining a number of mandatory units as well as a wide range of optional and specialist optional units according to the chosen route.

The qualification lends itself to creative delivery, using your work experience as a focal point and enabling learning to be as active, practical and work-related as possible.  Alongside this, it provides opportunities for you to gain knowledge and understanding of a wide range of subject areas relating to health and social care.

A key feature is the opportunity throughout the duration of the course for you to produce a personal and professional develoment portfolio, which links many aspects of the course, as well as other personal experiences, which will be beneficial for further education or within a work environment.

Future opportunities

The course will give you the opportunity to:

Enter employment in the Health and Social Care sector or to progress to vocational qualifications such as the Edexcel BTEC Higher Nationals in Health and Social Care.

Develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Boroughbridge High School directly.

Last updated date: 17 August 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September