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BTEC Extended Certificate in Health & Social Care at Altrincham College

Course description

This qualification prepares you to work in the health care industry in a variety of different setting and environments.

Course content

Human Lifespan Development

Working in Health and Social Care

Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs

Sociological Perspectives

Psychological Perspecteives

Entry requirements

Five or more A* - C grades at GSE including English Language and Maths.

A Grade C in a science subject would be an advantage to those students considering university entrance to a degree.


Learner' knowledge and skills will be assessed both internally and externally

Future opportunities

Nursing, Social Work, Physiotherapy, Ocupational Therapy, Speech Therapy and Health and Social Care

Further information

The course is graded Distincion*, Distinction, Merit, Pass

The final grade for the extended certificate is equivalent to 1 A level


How to apply

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

Last updated date: 29 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years