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Health and Social Care BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at Haven High Academy

Course description

This course provides you with a good understanding of health studies and social care combining practical, work-related study with theory. There are a variety of units including vocational practice, communication and supportive skills, human anatomy and physiology, and diet and nutrition.

Compulsory units are: • Developing e3ective communication in Health & Social care • Equality, Diversity and right in Health & Social care • Health, safety, and security in Health & Social care • Development through the life stages • Fundamentals of anatomy • Physiology for Health & Social care • Personal & professional development in Health & Social care Specialist units include: Values and planning in Social Care Caring for children and young people Safeguarding adults and promoting independence Public health Physiological Disorders Working in the health sector

Entry requirements

A minimum of 5 A*-C including English and at least a merit at Level 2 BTEC

Future opportunities

This course could lead to work and training in: • Registered care homes • Hospitals & Primary care trusts • Nursing homes

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Haven High Academy directly.

Last updated date: 09 July 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years