BTEC Health & Social Care Level 3 at Blyth Academy
This is a one or two year vocational course for those interested in working within the field of Health and Social Care. It aims to equip you with a range of skills, knowledge and experiences, which will develop your understanding, ability and confidence when working with people in a health and/or social care environment.
This course is suitable for anyone interested in a career in health/medical services, care settings or social work. To complete the course you will be required to achieve 30 unit credits in Year 12 and a further 30 unit credits in Year 13.
What is the course content and what will I study in Year 12? You will work towards the completion of coursework units covering some of the following topics:
• Effective communication
• Equality, diversity and rights
• Development through the life stages.
What is the course content and what will I study in Year 13? Year 12 work can be extended into Year 13 by covering some of the following units:
Health and Safety in Health and Social Care
Promoting Health Education
Caring for children and young people
Nutrition in Health and Social Care
Psychological and/or Sociological perspectives for Health & Social Care
Students are required to achieve a C grade in English.
Degree or HND courses in Medicine, Social Care, Social Work, Health Studies, Nursing/Midwifery, Education or directly into employment in the ‘Caring Professions’.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Blyth Academy directly.