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Health and Social Care (BTEC) at Norton Hill School and Midsomer Norton Sixth Form

Course description

The course will give you an introduction to the Health and Social Care sector

The course is ideal for those who are unsure of their specific future pathway in Health and Social Care as it provides an insight and broader understanding of the sector. It consists of four units completed over two years and is based on the person-centred approach and care values needed to work in the health and social care sector.

Course content

The course consists of four units completed over two years and is based on the person-centred approach and care values needed to work in the health and social care sector.

The mandatory units in Year 12 focus on:

Human Lifespan Development

Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs

 

Entry requirements

5 A*- C/9-4 grades at GCSE or equivalent.

Assessment

All units are assigned a credit value according to whether a P, M or D is achieved. These scores then come together in the calculation of a final grade.

Year 12

Unit 1 - mandatory) exam 90 mins

Unit 5 - (mandatory)coursework 0set & marked inernally

Year 13

Unit 2 - (mandatory) exam 90 mins

Unit 11 - internally assessed coursework

 

Future opportunities

This will enable you to progress to a degree programme chosen from a range of programmes in the Health and Social Care sector or future employment in this sector. This course focuses on employment opportunities and trains you to take on a responsible role in this sector.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Norton Hill School and Midsomer Norton Sixth Form directly.

Last updated date: 05 December 2017

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