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Health and Social Care BTEC Subsidiary to Extended Diploma Level 3 at Southampton City College

Course description

If you want a great opportunity to gain an understanding on how to care for people and work towards a career in nursing, social work or care work then this is the course for you.

Course content

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Diet and nutrition
  • Communication
  • Equality and diversity
  • Safeguarding
  • Health and safety

Specialist Units

  • Dementia care
  • Psychological perspectives
  • Sociological perspectives
  • Infection, prevention and control
  • Introduction to counselling skills
  • Research methodology

Entry requirements

  • 5 GCSEs grade A*-C (including English and maths) or
  • Level 2 in Health & Social Care or Early Years

Please note a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be required

Future opportunities

  • Advanced Apprenticeship
  • University
  • Work in hospitals, community care, health services and social work

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Southampton City College directly.

Last updated date: 02 June 2016

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