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Health and Social Care (Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma) at Barking and Dagenham College

Course description

This course is the natural progression from the BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Health and Social Care at Level 3, and will prepare you either to enter the workplace or move on to university. You will study a range of important units which build your knowledge, confidence and opportunities for that future valuable career. This programme also aims to improve your research and study skills in preparation for university, including: - Communication; - Equality, Diversity and Rights; - Vocational Experience; Anatomy and Physiology; - Psychology; Sociology; - Personal and Professional Development To qualify at Level 3 you have to successfully achieve 180 credits, of which 20 credits is a mandatory placment of at least ONE-DAY per week over the two-year course. To progress to university you are will have to aim to achieve Merits and Distinctions for the units studied. Once achieved you may consider progressing to university for nursing, social work or employment.

Course content

This course is the natural progression from the BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Health and Social Care at Level 3, and will prepare you either to enter the workplace or move on to university. You will study a range of important units which build your knowledge, confidence and opportunities for that future valuable career. This programme also aims to improve your research and study skills in preparation for university, including: - Communication; - Equality, Diversity and Rights; - Vocational Experience; Anatomy and Physiology; - Psychology; Sociology; - Personal and Professional Development To qualify at Level 3 you have to successfully achieve 180 credits, of which 20 credits is a mandatory placment of at least ONE-DAY per week over the two-year course. To progress to university you are will have to aim to achieve Merits and Distinctions for the units studied. Once achieved you may consider progressing to university for nursing, social work or employment.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Barking and Dagenham College directly.

Last updated date: 27 January 2016
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  • Start date: Next September

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