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Health and Social Care (BTEC Level 3 Diploma) at Moorlands Sixth Form College

Course description

Level 3 Diploma course taken over 2 years.

This qualification will be suitable for those wishing to gain a specialist endorsement in health, social care. The course can lead to a wide range of careers related to care, including working within Nurseries, Care Homes, Nursing, Paramedics, Social work, Probation, Community Care, Midwifery and many other caring professions.

Course content

  • Human lifespan developemnt
  • Working practices in health and social care
  • Meeting individual care and support needs
  • Physiological disorders and their care
  • Enquiries into current research in health and social care
  • Principles of safe practice in health and social care
  • Promoting public health
  • Psychological perspectives

Entry requirements

A minimum of 5 C grades or equivalent and above at GCSE in separate subjects


Coursework and examination

Future opportunities

Suitable for those wishing to gain a Level 3 qualification to support further study in FE and HE and provides a progression route to the Cambridge Tech Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care. It can also lead to direct employment in the private/ public sector.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Moorlands Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 05 December 2016
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