Health and Social Care - BTEC Level Three at Wigan UTC
Study BTEC Level 3 in Health & Social Care in our new Health Care Suite.
Students will gain the skills and knowledge to progress onto a career pathway in
• Nursing or Midwifery
• Occupational therapy
• Social Work
Students studying Health & Social Care will receive FREE Work Wear alongside a real work placement with the NHS.
It can be taken alongside other qualifications as part of a two year programme of learning for example;
• A-Level in Biology, which could lead to a B.Sc. (Hons) in Nursing
• BTEC National Extended Certificate in Applied Science, which could lead to a B.Sc. (Hons) in Biomedical Science or other science related degree courses.
Units involved in this course are:
Unit 1: Human Life Span Development
Unit 2: Working in Health and Social Care
Unit 4: Enquiries into Current Research in Health and Social Care
Unit 5: Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs
Unit 7: Principles of Safe Practice in Health and Social Care
Unit 8: Promoting Public Health
Optional Units: These include units such as Nutritional Health and a variety of others.
At least 5 at grades A*-C Including English & Maths
At least 5 at grades 9-4 Including English & Maths
Grade 6 or above in the subject required to study
There are two written examinations, one covering Unit 1 and the other Unit 2.
Units 5, 7, and the optional units are assessed by assignments.
Unit 4 is assessed by being given a set task to complete utilising investigative techniques.
Funded if aged 16-19.
Taking this course can lead to:
· Nursing or Midwifery
· Occupational therapy
· Social Work
This course studied with A Level in Biology could lead to a BSc (Hons) in Nursing.
This course studied with a BTEC National Diploma in Applied Science could lead to a BSc (Hons) in Biomedical Science or other science related degree courses.
Other courses that compliment Health and Social Care are:
BTEC Sports Science & BTEC Health and Social Care
BTEC Engineering & BTEC Health and Social Care
Based in Wigan Town Centre, study a variety of courses at Wigan UTC, including:
BTEC Level 2 Engineering
BTEC Level 3 Engineering
BTEC Level 3 Electronic Engineering
BTEC Level 3 Manufacture Engineering
BTEC Level 3 Design Engineering
BTEC Level 3 Sport & Exercise Science
BTEC Level 3 Applied Science
BTEC Level 3 Health & Social Care
BTEC Level 3 Child Development
BTEC Level 3 Business
A Level Maths
A Level Physics
A Level Chemistry
A Level Biology
A Level Business
A Level Product Design
GCSE English Resit
GCSE Maths Resit
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