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Health & Social Care BTEC Level 3 Foundation Diploma at The Westgate School

Course description

All students must study the 4 compulsory Units within the qualification.

Unit 1: Human Lifespan Development (90GLH), Unit 2: Working in Health and Social Care (120GLH) Unit 6: Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs (90GLH) and Unit 12: Principles of Safe Practice in Health and Social Care (90GLH)

In addition to the above Units, students will complete a further 2 units to gain the required guided learning hours.  

Entry requirements

GCSE English – Grade C;nd Science English – Grade C

To continue to Year 2 – Minimum Pass grade must be achieved in all assignments 

Assessment

Unit 1 and 2 are assessed through a written examination that is set and marked by Edexcel. All other units are internally assessed and verified within the BTEC qualification and are subject to external moderation. Students will complete a series of assignments that are submitted in a variety of formats to their unit teacher for marking and feedback throughout their studies. Each unit within the qualification has specified assessment and grading criteria which are to be used for grading purposes. A summative unit grade can be awarded at Pass (E grade), Merit (C grade) or Distinction (A grade). Any single referred assignment will result in failure of the qualification. 

Future opportunities

Unit 1 and 2 are assessed through a written examination that is set and marked by Edexcel. All other units are internally assessed and verified within the BTEC qualification and are subject to external moderation. Students will complete a series of assignments that are submitted in a variety of formats to their unit teacher for marking and feedback throughout their studies. Each unit within the qualification has specified assessment and grading criteria which are to be used for grading purposes. A summative unit grade can be awarded at Pass (E grade), Merit (C grade) or Distinction (A grade). Any single referred assignment will result in failure of the qualification. 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Westgate School directly.

Last updated date: 23 September 2016

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