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Health & Social Care BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at Carshalton College

Course description

The BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma offers an engaging programme for those who are clear about the area of employment that they wish to enteror extend their experience ofwork in a particular sector.

Course content

A mixture of mandatory and optional units to achieve enough credits for each pathway. These will be discussed at the interview based on your experience, interest and career aspiration.

Entry requirements

You should be at least 16 years old.

Learners do not need to be in employment but will need to undertake a work placement as a compulsory part of this qualification. 

You will need to be working at least 30 hours per week, in paid employment.

If you do not have GCSE grade A-C (or equivalent) on any of the diploma programmes you will undertake Functional Skills Maths/English or GCSE Maths/English alongside your diploma, as part of your programme of study.


Assessment will be by your tutor and assessor using a range of methods. This may include practical demonstrations and task-based assessments.

Financial information

Fees are not normally paid for 16-18 year olds.


Future opportunities

Depending on pathway taken and level or diploma achieved, progression can be onto a higher level Diploma or Level 4 qualification, university or into employment

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Carshalton College directly.

Last updated date: 25 February 2016
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