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BTEC Level 3: Health and Social Care at JC6: Hinckley Academy and John Cleveland Sixth Form Centre

Course description

Health and Social Care is a vocational qualiication that relates to all aspects of health and social care in the UK. The programme forms an excellent base for those who wish to pursue a career in the health care, social care or childcare sectors. The programme gives learners the knowldege, understanding and skills needed to prepare for employment or further studies in these areas.

Course content

Consider Health and Social Care if:

  • You have an interest in pursuing a career in the care sector.
  • You enjoy researching and exploring health, caring and social issues.
  • You are interested in applying your learning to the workplace.

Entry requirements

JC6 general entry requirements.


Two units of coursework and two external exams.

Future opportunities

Health and Social Care works especially well with other vocational qualifications such as Forensic Science, CPLD and Sport. It also explores similar themes to social science subjects such as Psychology and Sociology, but with a more vocational focus. Many students successfully mix A level and BTEC courses.

It is a good choice for anyone interested in working in health, caring or social careers in the future, and is a well regarded qualification for applicants to study nursing, social work, paramedic sciences, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy radiography or podiatry.    

Further information

Contact Mrs Coar: for further information about this course.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 24 October 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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