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Health and Social Care BTEC Level 3 at St Edmunds Catholic Academy

Course description

􀁸 This award is for learners to gain a nationally recognised vocationally specific qualification to enter employment in the Health and Social Care sector.

􀁸 Giving learners the opportunity to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life.

This course is equivalent to:
Distinction 120 Points = Grade A at A Level
Merit 80 Points = Grade C at A Level
Pass 40 Points = Grade E at A Level

Course content

Key Points:

􀁸 The Health and Social Care course is assessed using a combination of internal and external assessments. Two Internal assessments are set and marked by the course tutors, moderated within school and sent for National Standards Sampling. The other two external assessments are set and marked by Pearson.

􀁸 All work is task based so frequent verbal feedback is given by tutors.

􀁸 Work is at a pass, merit or distinction grade.

􀁸 There are opportunities for work placements in a Health and Social Care setting to access relevant information for assignments.

Future opportunities

􀁸 To progress to higher education vocational qualification.
􀁸 University courses such as nursing, midwifery, early years, Social work, Occupational therapy.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Edmunds Catholic Academy directly.

Last updated date: 05 December 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years