Health and Social Care BTEC Level 3 at Southern Consortium Sixth Form
The Extended BTEC in Health & Social Care offers a specialist qualification that focuses on particular aspects of employment within a range of Health and Social Care settings such as schools, hospitals and residential homes for the elderly or those with learning difficulties.
There are 8 mandatory units:
Unit 1: Human Lifespan Development
Unit 2: Working in Health and Social Care
Unit 3: Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care
Unit 4: Enquiries into Current Research in Health and Social Care
Unit 5: Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs
Unit 6: Work Experience in Health and Social Care
Unit 7: Principles of Safe Practice in Health and Social Care
Unit 8: Promoting Public Health
There are 5 optional units to study that include;
Caring for Individuals with Dementia and Health Psychology.
- A portfolio of work experience
- Professional Development records
- Case studies of service users and the care they receive
- Presentations on psychological perspectives of health
The consortium Entry criteria for BTEC courses, namely, GSCE grade 4 and above in English Language and Maths and an APS of 35.2
9 written assignments assessed by teachers, three exams and one task that is assessed by the examining board
This vocational qualification allows progression into Health and Social Care work settings or as a basis for continuing study in Higher Education.
The qualification will allow you to enter into one of the following jobs;
- Early Years practitioner
- Care worker
- Alternatively, you could progress to university to complete a degree in;
- A Health & Social Care related subject such as nursing, midwifery or social work.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Southern Consortium Sixth Form directly.