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BTEC National SubsidiaryDiploma in Health and SocialCare at The Highfield School

Course description

A 60 credit diploma, which can be combined with any

other Level 3 qualification. You would be expected to

take a Subsidiary Diploma alongside at least 2 other AS

levels in year 12.

Features of the Course

Core units: Developing Effective Communication in

Health and Social Care; Quality, Diversity and Rights in

Health and Social care; Health, Safety and Security in

Health and Social care. Specialist units: a choice of 3

from 18 units which could include Exploring Personal

and Professional Development in Health and Social

Care [a strongly recommended unit which would build

on the 50 hours of work experience which you will

undertake on this course]; Development Through the Life

Stages; Caring for Children and Young

People; Supporting and Protecting Adults; Nutrition for

health and Social Care.

Assessment and Grading - through assignments which

can be presented in a variety of ways and which are

marked internally and moderated externally. The

assignments are graded Pass, Merit and Distinction.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 21 October 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years

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