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Health & Social Care BTEC Subsidiary Diploma Level 3 at East Berkshire College

Course description

This course will enable you to develop knowledge and understanding of a broad range of health and social care services and careers within different settings.

It includes units which explore contemporary health topics, such as equality diversity and rights, public health, diet and nutrition, whilst also extending skills in communication and interpersonal interaction.

It is also possible to spend one day each week in a real work environment.

Entry requirements

Five GCSE's at grade C or above including English language or a Level 2 BTEC Diploma at Merit or Distinction grade and Functional English Level 2.

You must demonstrate enthusiasm and a commitment to the courses.


Coursework, assignments, presentations, discussion and practical work

Future opportunities

Diploma/Extended Diploma in Health Studies with references demonstrating you high attendance level, grades and commitment to the course.

You could progress to employment in residential care, hospitals, social care environments or career pathways to higher education

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact East Berkshire College directly.

Last updated date: 03 May 2016

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    • Facilities include:

      • Specialist workshops (e.g. welding, bricklaying)
      • New hair and beauty training salons (open to the public)
      • Autotronics and computing facilities
      • Microsoft Academy and Cisco Academy
      • New innovation centre
      • Hospitality & Catering Academy (public restaurant)
      • £5m sports centre (including gym and sports hall)
      • Engineering workshop with new CNC machine centre
      • STEM project and research space
      • REHAU renewable energy training centre
      • Learning centre with the latest PCs and tablets
      • Simulated hospital environment
      • Over 500 Microsoft Surface Pros to enable independent learning
      • Parking.