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Health and Social Care BTEC at The John Bentley School

Course description

This course is practical and work-related. Students will study the following subjects as part of the course: Sociology, Psychology, Biology, Communication Skills, Equality and Diversity, Public Health and Health and Safety. Students learn by completing assignments based on realistic workplace situations and activities.
Placements in a wide range of settings are offered to students to undertake. During this course students build a portfolio of assignments which show their knowledge and understanding of Health and Social Care situations. These will be set and marked throughout the year by the course tutor.
Each assignment will be given a grade of Pass, Merit or Distinction, which are combined to give an overall unit grade. Students must pass every assignment in every unit to pass the course. This will lead to Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Health and Social Care by the end of Year 13- This is equivalent to 1 GCE A Level.

Entry requirements

5 A*-C at GCSE including Maths, English and Science. In exceptional circumstances, students can be accepted on the basis of their vocational motivation if their grade requirements are not met.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The John Bentley School directly.

Last updated date: 17 September 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years