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Health and Social Care BTEC Level 3 Diploma (Double Option) at Brompton Academy

Course description


Throughout this BTEC course, students will develop an understanding of the diverse and complex nature of the

health and social care sector. Through the use of work-related scenarios, students can build skills and develop industry-specific knowledge as well as having the opportunity to take part in work experience to develop a better understanding of the demands of working in the sector. Students will cover four extra units, in addition to the four units studied at Extended Certificate.

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Entry requirements

You will need to have achieved 5 A* - E Grades at GCSE to include English and Maths (9-4 grades).  Preferable to have achieved a GCSE/BTEC in related subject area.



Assessment is comprised of three internally assessed assignments and one externally assessed assignment, which is completed under controlled conditions. This is in addition to the four assessments completed in the Extended Certificate qualification. Grades awarded for each unit are Pass, Merit and Distinction.


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Future opportunities


Completion of the Diploma qualification will give between 32 and 112 UCAS points, to be used to gain entry onto a degree course or entry into the workplace. A BTEC National in Health and Social Care is supported by many organisations, such as NHS trusts.


Further information

For further information, please contact Brompton Academy on 01634 852341

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Brompton Academy directly.

Last updated date: 17 January 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years