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Health and Social Care BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma at Barnet and Southgate College

Course description

L3 Health & Social Care is a vocational, 2 year programme equivalent to 3 'A' Levels. It's an intensive course, lots of studying, coursework and has practical work placements throughout the 2 years. This all provides an excellent basis for working in the sector or higher education. Only hard working, determined individuals need apply! It's an ideal pathway to Social Work, Youth Work, Care Home Management or working with particularly vulnerable young people and adults.

Course content

9 units that include units such as: * Research in Health & Social Care * Dementia Care * Infection Control * Adult Safeguarding Students must also undertake 100 hours of work experience placements during the year.

Entry requirements

BTEC Level 3 National Diploma 90 Credit Diploma - Acceptance on to the second year of the course will depend on units studied in year 1. Applicants MUST have either English Language GCSE at A* - C or a pass in Key Skills Communication at Level 2 and Maths. Satisfactory reference from previous School or College


9 units are assessed through course-work assignments Please ensure you bring to your interview a handwritten personal statement of approx. 200 words about why you want to work in Health and Social Care

Future opportunities

Degree in Nursing Degree in Social Work Degree in Social Sciences Degree or Foundation Degree in other Health or Care related subject Degree in Educational Studies Vocational employment Degree in Criminology

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Barnet and Southgate College directly.

Last updated date: 25 January 2016