Health & Social Care BTEC National Extended Certificate Level 3 at Herne Bay High School
PLEASE READ THE PROVIDER DETAILS BEFORE APPLYING.
The BTEC course will involve students passing four units of work, two exams and two units of coursework. Students will learn a range of employability skills including:
Cognitive and Problem Solving Skills – Critical thinking
Intrapersonal Skills – Communicating, Working Collaboratively, Negotiating and Influencing and Self Presentation
Interpersonal Skills – Self Management, Adaptability and Resilience, Self-Monitoring and Development.
Students will learn about the Health and Social Care industry which ranges from school settings to hospital setting.
All units will be marked internally and then moderated by an external examination board assessor.
Normally 5 GCSE grades in the range of 9-4/A*- C, including Maths, English and Science (minimum Grade 4/C)
Type of Assessment
Human Lifespan Development (Exam)
Learners cover physical, intellectual, emotional and social development across the human lifespan and the factors affecting development and the effects of ageing.
January 2018 Exam
Working in Health and Social Care (Exam)
Learners explore what it is like to work in the Health and Social Care sector, including the roles and responsibilities of workers and organisations.
May 2018 Exam
Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs (Coursework)
Learners focus on the principles and practitioners that underpin meeting individuals’ care and support needs, which are the foundation of all care disciplines.
Optional Unit (Coursework)
To be decided in the second year of the course.
There may be a charge for trips or visits etc.
You could take this course with other advanced level courses or equivalent to prepare for higher education, BTEC Higher Nationals or NVQ Levels 3 and 4 in areas of medicine, childcare, healthcare, Nutrition, or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to Health and Social Care such as a Nurse, Midwife, Dietician, Teacher or areas of Social Work. The course will also help you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for, especially in the social sectors.
To continue studies into Year 13 students will need to achieve the required threshold in the end of year assessments along with Head of Department approval.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Herne Bay High School directly.