Accessibility links

Health & Social Care BTEC CRE at Invictus Sixth Form

Course description

This qualification has been designed to account for two-thirds of a two-year, full-time study programme for learners who are intending to go onto further study in a related sector. It supports access to a range of higher education courses if taken as part of a programme of study that includes another BTEC or A Level alongside it.

Course content

Equivalent in size to one A Level.

4 units of which 3 are mandatory and 2 are external.

Mandatory content (83%).

External assessment


A mix of external and internal marking will be applied across all units.

Future opportunities

This qualification is generally taken alongside other qualifications as part of a 2-year programme of learning.

This will enable learners to progress to a degree programme chosen from a range of programmes in the Health and Social Care Sector.

The qualification is intended to carry UCAS points and is recognised by higher education institutions as contributing to meeting admission requirements to many relevant courses.

It can be taken alongside, for example:

• An A Level in Biology, which could lead to a BSc (Hons) in Nursing or Midwifery

• An A Level in Sociology, which could lead to a BA (Hons) in Social Work

• A BTEC Certificate in Sport, which could lead to a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy

• An A Level in Psychology, which could lead to a BSc (Hons) in Psychology.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 19 October 2017
Provider logo

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Course code: EDEXCEL
  • Web url:
  • Number of planned places: 25

Contact details