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Health and Social Care BTEC level 3 at Burntwood School

Course description

This programme is an excellent choice for students wishing to study an advanced course in Health and Social Care. It promotes a wide range of academic and vocational skills which employers and providers of Higher Education are looking for. A broad based qualification designed to prepare students for a range of careers in Health and Social Care or for entry into Higher Education. The physical, emotional and academic demands of the Health and Social Care course demand a strong commitment and determination as well as excellent attendance, punctuality and health. The course will be made up of 8 units including 2 that will be optional units. 3 units will be externally assessed.

Each student will complete two work experience placements where they will work within early years and the health and social care sector. Work placement is a mandatory requirement of the course.

Entry requirements

5 A* to C grade/Level 9-4 passes at GCSE level including English and Mathematics. A grade C/Level 4 in Core Science preferred but not essential.


Future opportunities

This programme is the equivalent of two A Levels and most students go on to University to study subjects such as Psychology, Teacher Training, Social Sciences, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Complimentary Therapies, Social Work and Health Sciences.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Burntwood School directly.

Last updated date: 11 October 2017
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