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Health & Social Care Level 3 (NQF) at Copthall School

Course description

This course provides the knowledge and skills for those wishing to work in the vocational areas of Care, Social Care and Health. The course uses a combination of assessment styles to enable you to apply your knowledge to succeed in the workplace – and have the study skills to continue learning on higher education courses and throughout your career.

Course outline: The course is equivalent in size to two A levels. It covers a range of subjects including human life, meeting individual needs, public health working in the healthcare sector. You will also have an opportunity to study skills in communication, numeracy and literacy, and IT, and there will be specific units to enable you to acquire study skills for university. There will be an option to complete 100 hours of work experience in a field that interests you.

Entry requirements

Grade D or above in English and Maths

Future opportunities

Higher education opportunities:

BTEC level 3 Nationals are accepted widely by Universities. The course is worth double the number of UCAS points as and A level and a double distinction star is equivalent to two A* A levels.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 06 February 2018
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Key information

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

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