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Health & Social Care -BTEC National Diploma/National Subsidiary Diploma at Plume College

Course description

This is a qualification that is designed to provide specialist work-related knowledge. It gives students an understanding of the skills required to further studies or employment. Students benefit from a wide range of units designed to give an insight into the Health and Social part of the course and have to complete work experience and plan their own personal development.

The course is assessed entirely through coursework with no examinations and you will either gain a Pass, Merit or Distinction. The work is completed through research, case studies and work experience and gives students an ideal preparation for university.

Core Units:

  • 1. Developing Effective Communication in Health and Social Care
  • 2. Equality, Diversity and Rights in Health and Social Care
  • 3. Health, Safety and Security in Health and Social Care

  • Entry requirements

    5 GCSE grade C’s or equivalent. No previous experience is required.

    How to apply

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

    Last updated date: 21 May 2014

    Key information

    • Start date: Next September
    • Duration: 2 years