Health and Social Care BTEC Level 3 Diploma at The College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London
This course is an ideal choice if you want to pursue a career in nursing, midwifery, health promotion, occupational therapy or speech therapy. It covers a range of subjects including public health, effective communication in health, equality and diversity, rights and also working in the health sector. It also covers anatomy and physiology, taking into account the physiological disorders you might encounter. You will also have an opportunity to study skills in communication, numeracy and literacy, and IT. In addition, there will be specific units to enable you to acquire study skills for university.
This course is taught through a mixture of lectures, group activities, discussions and practical activities. Assessment is through coursework assignments and portfolio tasks. We will help you to organise a work placement for one day a week.
You will need to be at least 16 years of age. You will also need a minimum of four GCSEs at A-C including English Language or the BTEC First/Level 2 Diploma at merit/ distinction level and English language GCSE at C or above, DBS checks are required.
You must complete a minimum of 100 hours and achieve a pass for your work experience.
You could use this qualification for additional UCAS points to apply for a range of university courses including social work, nursing or midwifery, teacher training, psychology, occupational therapy and social policy. You can also use your qualification to go straight into employment.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London directly.