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BTEC Level 3 Certificate / Subsidiary Diploma / Diploma / Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care at Thomas Rotherham College (TRC)

Course description

Your Health and Social Care course will cover a broad range of topic areas relating to employment and further study in the health and social care sector.

Course content

Your Health and Social Care course will cover a broad range of topic areas relating to employment and further study in the health and social care sector.

You will develop a thorough knowledge and understanding of the units taught, these are likely to include the following areas:


• Developing effective communication in Health and Social Care
• Equality, diversity and rights in Health and Social Care
• Health, safety and security in Health and Social Care
• Development through the Life Stages
• Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care
• Personal and Professional Development in Health and Social Care
• Sociological perspectives for Health and Social Care
• Psychological perspectives for Health and Social Care
• Caring for children and Young People
• Safeguarding Adults and Promoting Independence
• Physiology of Fluid Balance
• Biochemistry for Health
• Science for Health
• Values and Planning in Social Care
• Nutrition in Health and Social Care
• Promoting Health Education
• Complementary Therapies for Health and Social Care

 

Entry requirements

General Level 3 entry requirements.

Assessment

Portfolio of work internally assessed and externally moderated by the examination board.

Financial information

N/A

Future opportunities

This course could lead onto higher education in Health & Social Care or related subjects.  t links very well with Psychology, Sociology and Physical Education. 

Students have gone on to careers in / as:

Care Assistant, Adult Nurse, Medical Representative.  

Further information

Visit us on one of our Open Evenings to find out more about this course.

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: 25 September 2018
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    • The College is situated on Moorgate in Rotherham, about a 15 minute walk from the centre of Rotherham.  Buses leave the central Rotherham Interchange every 10 minutes and the journey takes approx. 5 minutes. 

      We also run dedicated bus services to ease your journey to and from College.  See www.thomroth.ac.uk for details and route information. 

      The College also has on-site permit parking for students, with priority given to students with the greatest distance to travel.