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Health - Diploma at Childwall Sports & Science Academy

Course description

BTEC Health is effective at engaging learners to take responsibility for their own learning and to develop skills that are essential for the modern-day work place. Health learners develop a range of transferable skills including team working; working for a set brief; working to deadlines; presenting information accurately and effective communication.

Topics covered
These are two year courses. They consist of 6 or 12 units of coursework, examples of which are below.

Unit 3: Health, safety and security in health and social care. Learners explore legislation, policies and procedures; to gain an understanding of how to deal with incidents and emergencies.
Unit 4: Development through life stages.
Unit 5: Anatomy and physiology for health and social care, involves researching body systems and how the interact.
Unit 6: Personal and professional development. This is delivered on site by Alder Hey Hospital.
Unit 7: Sociological perspectives for health and social care. Unit 8: Psychological perspectives for health and social care.
Unit14: Physiological disorders, where learners research health conditions of particular interest to themselves, which affect how the body works.
Unit 44: Vocational experience for health and social care. This is delivered on site by Alder Hey Hospital

Entry requirements

Minimum of 5 A*- C grades (or equivalent) in 4 different subjects

GCSE Maths and English must be retaken if not at a C grade

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Childwall Sports & Science Academy directly.

Last updated date: 18 May 2015

Key information

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

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