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Health & Social Care Btec at Writhlington School

Course description

Build your skills and techniques in the four specialists areas of health, early years (care and education), care of older people and individuals with special needs. The units covered allow for studying particular groups in more detail and involves visiting relevant health and social care placements to gain real life experience to help complete coursework units. The topic areas have been chosen because of their importance and prominence within the core area and their accessibility to Advanced Level students.

Course content

Year 12 - Human lifespan development (external exam). Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care.

Year 13 - Working in Health and Social Care (external exam). Enquiries into Current Research in Health and Social Care.

Entry requirements

Five GCSE Grade 4 to 9 including English and Maths.


You will sit two written examinations, one in Year 12 and one in Year 13. You will prepare two units of coursework which will complete an internally assessed portfolio.

Future opportunities

Health and social care sector.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 13 December 2017

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