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Health & Social Care (Lakes Advanced) BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma at Lakes College West Cumbria

Course description

This course offers an insight into the principles of health and science, including anatomy and physiology, physiology of fluid balance, biochemistry for health, safeguarding adults and promoting independence, mobility and exercise for health and social care and defence against disease. As part of the course you will also have the opportunity to gain real-world experience through a work placement (subject to a criminal background check). A 90 Credit Diploma in Health and Social Care can be studied alongside the following A Levels; Psychology, Sociology, Biology. Please mention the A levels you are interested in studying in your application.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs A*-C including English and Maths or level 2 in Health and Social Care at Merit Grade. A Level options require the following GCSE grades: Mathematics - B; Chemistry - B; Physics - B

Financial information

Free to all 16-18 and 19-23 year olds who do not already have a full level 3 qualification e.g. 4 or more AS Levels or 2 A Levels. Advanced Learning Loans are available for further education courses at Level 3, 4 & 5. They operate like higher education loans with deferred payments until you earn over approximately £21, 000 per year. (Information available at -learning-loans/overview) You have the option of taking out a loan or setting up a payment plan with the college that best suits your needs.

Future opportunities

Studying a Level 3 90 Credit Diploma in Health and Social Care provides a foundation for further studies in a variety of subjects including nursing, midwifery or social care

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Lakes College West Cumbria directly.

Last updated date: 26 April 2016
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