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Health & Social Care BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate or BTEC Level 3 National Diploma at Hillview School for Girls

Course description

This course provides robust opportunities for learners to develop their knowledge and understanding of a wide range of subject areas relating to health and social care provision, but is useful in any area of employment which involves working with people.

It is offered here at Hillview as a two year course with the option of it being worth the equivalent of one or two A Levels.

Course content

The topics studied vary according to the specific course with differing assessment types and weighting. Learners of both courses will study units covering topics including:

• Human Lifespan Development – examined

• Working in Health and Social Care - examined

• Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs – coursework

• Either Supporting Individuals with Additional Needs or Physiological Disorders and

their Care – coursework

The Diploma learners will also study:

• Enquiries into Current Research in Health and Social Care – externally set task

• Principles of Safe Practice in Health and Social Care – coursework

• Promoting Public Health – coursework

• Work Experience in Health and Social Care – coursework with compulsory placement hours

Entry requirements

General entry requirements to study three Level 3 qualifications for Hillview Sixth Form are Grade 4 in both English and Maths together with 3 other GCSE grades at Grade 4 or above (A*-C). Any student meeting the above criteria is elidible for this coures.

This course provides robust opportunities for learners to gain knowledge and understanding of a wide range of subject areas relating to health and social care. It can be taken as  two year course, as a single (Hc) or double  (Hd) qualification.





Future opportunities

Students can progress into both employment and further study in all types of care – social, health, child or public services. Hillview students have elected to study Child, Mental and Adult Nursing, Social Work, Primary School Teaching, Forensic Science, Child Studies, Human Resources and many other interesting courses at university.

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Links with other courses

Art, Biology, Childcare, Dance, Drama, Physical Education, Psychology, Sociology and Medical Science.

Super-curricular Opportunties:

Guest speakers from a variety fo backgrounds - Neonatal nurses, social workers, retired Head of Adult Social Care, carers and many more

Additional First Aid Qualification

Compulsory work experience placemetns in a wide range fo health and social care settings.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 25 October 2017
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