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Health and Social Care BTEC First Award at Stanley Park High School

Course description

What does it take to be a great youth worker, centre manager, care worker or health visitor? Individuals working in the health and social care industry have a positive impact on the people they care for and make a massive contribution to the communities we live in.

Course content

Learners must complete the two core units, and a choice of optional units to reach a total of 120 guided learning hours, which is to be completed in a year. This is equivalent to one GCSE. Within the Level 2 course, the units have been designed to enable the student to focus on their chosen Health & Social Care issues:

Mandatory Units
Human Lifespan Development
Health and Social Care Values

Optional Units – 2 of the following:
Effective Communication in Health and Social Care
Social Influences on Health and Wellbeing
Promoting Health and Wellbeing
The Impact of Nutrition on Health and Wellbeing
Equality and Diversity in Health and Social Care
Individual Rights in Health and Social Care

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs A*-D grade

Future opportunities

Having completed an Edexcel BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care, learners will be ideally placed to progress to BTEC Level 3 Nationals Certificate.,

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Stanley Park High School directly.

Last updated date: 21 March 2017
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