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BTEC First Diploma in Health and Social Care at St Chads Catholic and Church of England High School

Course description


Course content

All students take the two core units: Communication and Individual Rights within the Health and Social Care Sectors Individual Needs within the Health and Social Care Sectors You take four specialist units from the following list: Vocational Experience in a Health or Social Care Setting* Cultural Diversity in Health and Social Care Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care Human Lifespan Development Creative and Therapeutic Activities in Health and Social Care Health and Social Care Services The impact of Diet on Health *This unit includes 60 hours of mandatory work experience and is recommended

Entry requirements

Ask your careers teacher or advisor or your local college for more information or see the Edexcel website: http://www.edexcel.org.uk

Assessment

All units are assessed, and graded and an overall grade for the qualification is awarded.

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Future opportunities

With further training or study, students can go into careers such as nursing, social work and residential care management. If you want to get a job straight away you could work and train in: Registered care homes Hospitals and primary care trusts Nursing homes Health centres

Further information

A BTEC First Diploma prepares you for employment and provides a good grounding to go on to a more advanced course such as: BTEC National Diploma or Certificate in Care BTEC National Diploma or Certificate in Health Studies

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Chads Catholic and Church of England High School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 12 months

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