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Health and Social Care BTEC at Medina College

Course description

This is a two year course assessed through a mixture of coursework and exams which is designed for students wishing to gain employment in the health and social care sectors or progress to further study at a higher level. The course is suitable for those who wish to follow a career in the caring industry, social work, nursing, speech therapy, podiatry, youth and community work or radiology.

Course content

OPTION 1 – Single Award. BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care (equivalent to 1 GCE A Level). This course is 50% exam and 50% course work based and includes 4 units over 2 years which may include: · Human Lifespan Development (Exam) · Working in Health and Social Care (Exam) · Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs · Nutritional Health

OPTION 2 – Double Award. BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Health and Social Care (equivalent to 2 GCE A Levels). This course is 40% exam and 60% course work based and includes 8 units over 2 years which includes those in the Extended Certificate, plus: • Working in Health and Social Care (Additional Exam) • Enquiries into Current Research in Health and Social Care (Moderated Task) • Promoting Public Health • Supporting Individuals with Additional Needs

In addition to our standard entry requirements, entry to these courses will also be considered with: Health and Social Care Level 2 with achievement of at least a merit and tutor recommendation or NVQ Level 2 (in relevant subject area) with tutor recommendation.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 05 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years

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