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Health & Social Care BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma at Sir John Deane's College

Course description

Health and Social Care is perfect if you are looking for a career in a caring profession such as nursing, physiotherapy or social work.

Course content

Students will have the opportunity to explore concepts such as equality, diversity and rights in health and social care, as well as communication skills and health and safety. You’ll also build on your knowledge and understanding of the human life span and will be able to develop a range of skills, techniques and attributes essential for successful performance in working life.

Diploma students are required to spend 100 hours over the two years working in three different health and social care settings. Subsidiary Diploma students will also be encouraged to attend a work placement, although this is not a compulsory part of the course.

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Where possible we offer trips to university nursing departments or other care settings. There are also guest speakers from a range of care backgrounds that visit the Sixth Form to give students a deeper insight in to their future career options.

Future opportunities

Health and Social Care will open the door to many caring professions. For example, you might be interested in nursing, physiotherapy, social work, youth work, speech therapy, teaching, occupational therapy, medicine or other similar professions.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sir John Deane's College directly.

Last updated date: 21 November 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years
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