Health and Social Care - BTEC Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care (Level 3) at Hopwood Hall College
This course provides learners with the competences to work within the health and social care field and progress to university.
You’ll develop the knowledge and skills needed when working with adults in health and social care environments and the course covers a wide range of areas including supporting individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and health
The course consists of academic work within the college and practical work within the industry and entry is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Pathway One: Health Studies -
• Effective communication
• Equality diversity and rights
• Health and safety
• Lifespan development
• Anatomy and physiology
• Diet and nutrition
• Caring for children and young people
• Safeguarding vulnerable adults
• Psychological perspectives
• Sociological perspective
Pathway Two: Social Care -
• Health, safety and security in health and social care
• Development through the life stages
• Engage in personal development
• Promote equality and inclusion
• Principles for implementing duty of care
• Principles of safeguarding
• The role of the health worker
• Promote person-centred approaches
4 GCSEs grade C or above to include English and Mathematics OR BTEC Level 2 qualification OR NVQ Level 2 OR VRQ Level 2.
No cost for 16-19 year olds.
After completing this course the next step is to progress into Higher Education or employment.
For further information on where this course can lead, speaking to a tutor can help identify the right pathways and destinations for your future. They can also refer you to the most relevant people for more targeted support and information should it be needed.
For more information please visit www.hopwood.ac.uk, pick up a prospectus from the Rochdale or Middleton Campus or call us on 0161 6437560.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hopwood Hall College directly.
Last updated date: 21 October 2015