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Health and Social Care BTEC Level 2 Diploma at Kennet School

Course description

A Btec Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care is equivalent to 4 GCSEs at grades A*-C. it is graded Pass, Merit or Distinction. Six units of work are related to Health and Social Care. During this vocational course you will gain a broad knowledge and understanding of health and social care services and the factors that affect health and well-being. Your learning will be related to practical health and care situations and there will be periods of work placement.

Entry requirements

You should have grades C, D and E in the majority of your GCSEs. A willing to work with children, adults or older people and make a difference to their lives.

Assessment

All of the units are internally assessed through coursework and you will undertake three external exams. All of the units are internally assessed through coursework and you will undertake three external exams. Work placement is part of the course.

Future opportunities

This course is an excellent choice if you are unlikely to gain 5 or more A*-C grades in Year 11. A pass on this course is worth 4 C grades and will enable you to reach the expected national standard for Sixth Form in Year 12. The course at Level 2 provides at pathway for students wishing to progress to employment in Health and Social Care. For example: • Support Worker • Nursery Assistant • Health Care Assistant • Dental Nursing • Carer You may also use this Btec route to progress to the Btec level 3 in Health and Social Care or A levels in Sixth Form.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kennet School directly.

Last updated date: 10 October 2017

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year

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