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Health and Social Care BTEC Level 3 90-credit Diploma at Bromley College of Further & Higher Education

Course description

Want to be a nurse, teacher, social worker, occupational therapist or study for a degree in psychology, social sciences, childhood studies or health studies then this is the course for you.

This one year stand alone Level 3 course opens many diverse pathways.

Course content

This vocational course uses theory with practice. Time will be spent in college learning knowledge then putting this theory into practise in placement.

Units studied include:

  • Developing effective communication
  • Equality and diversity
  • Health, safety and security
  • Development through the life stages
  • Anatomy and Phycology
  • Personal and professional development
  • Nutrition
  • Coping with charge
  • Dental care
  • We have skilled placement officers who work with you to find two placements. Opportunities which could be in:
  • Care homes
  • Nursing homes
  • Youth clubs
  • Primary schools
  • Nursery settings
  • Rehabilitation centres
  • Settings working with adults/children with a range of disabilities

To enhance your experience we have a dedicated skills room and work closely with King’s university hospital.

Entry requirements

One of the following combinations is required to enter this course:

  • 5 GCSE’s A*-C including English language and Mathematics
  • BTEC Level 2 Diploma at an overall distinction plus – GCSE at grade A*-C
  • BTEC Level 2 Diploma at an overall Distinction plus – L2 equivalent qualification in English and mathematics plus
  • Satisfactory reference
  • Set text back
  • College Health and Social Care T-shirt to be worn on placement

Assessment

Course work units are assessed by the completion of essays presentations, projects and reports.

Future opportunities

The majority of students progress to the Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care.

They achieve the entry requirement of \merit, satisfactory completion of placement hours and attendance at or above the college requirement.

Students who do not progress on to a second year of study go into related employment or an apprenticeship.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bromley College of Further & Higher Education directly.

Last updated date: 10 February 2016
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    • Only ten minutes from Bromley town centre, our Bromley Campus sits in acres of green space, providing the perfect setting for studying. There’s an impressive Learning Resource Centre, three cafes, two IT study centres and buzzing Common Rooms.

      Our Technology Centre gives our construction, motor vehicle and engineering students the  opportunity to work in specialist industry standard workshops.

      Enhance, our West End style hair and beauty salon, offers a modern learning environment and a range of hair, beauty and nail treatments for students, staff and the general public.

      Our brand new Sports Centre provides 21st century sports facilities for our students and the local community. Set over two floors, the new centre houses badminton and basketball courts, indoor football, a state-of-the-art gymnasium, new lecture theatre, sport science labs and specialist demonstration facilities.

      - See more at: http://www.bromley.ac.uk/about-the-college/our-campuses/#sthash.G6plek0Q.dpuf

      Only ten minutes from Bromley town centre, our Bromley Campus sits in acres of green space, providing the perfect setting for studying. There’s an impressive Learning Resource Centre, three cafes, two IT study centres and buzzing Common Rooms.

      Our Technology Centre gives our construction, motor vehicle and engineering students the  opportunity to work in specialist industry standard workshops.

      Enhance, our West End style hair and beauty salon, offers a modern learning environment and a range of hair, beauty and nail treatments for students, staff and the general public.

      Our brand new Sports Centre provides 21st century sports facilities for our students and the local community. Set over two floors, the new centre houses badminton and basketball courts, indoor football, a state-of-the-art gymnasium, new lecture theatre, sport science labs and specialist demonstration facilities

      - See more at: http://www.bromley.ac.uk/about-the-college/our-campuses/#sthash.G6plek0Q.dpuf

      Only ten minutes from Bromley town centre, our Bromley Campus sits in acres of green space, providing the perfect setting for studying. There’s an impressive Learning Resource Centre, three cafes, two IT study centres and buzzing Common Rooms.

      Our Technology Centre gives our construction, motor vehicle and engineering students the  opportunity to work in specialist industry standard workshops.

      Enhance, our West End style hair and beauty salon, offers a modern learning environment and a range of hair, beauty and nail treatments for students, staff and the general public.

      Our brand new Sports Centre provides 21st century sports facilities for our students and the local community. Set over two floors, the new centre houses badminton and basketball courts, indoor football, a state-of-the-art gymnasium, new lecture theatre, sport science labs and specialist demonstration facilities