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Health and Social Care BTEC Level 3 at Churchill Academy and Sixth Form

Course description

This versatile subject is perfect for those who are interested in learning about the health and social care sector. Whilst some students may have studied BTEC or GCSE Health and Social care, it is not essential, although an interest in health and social care setting is vital. We cover a variety of different topics, including the factors affecting human development and explore what it is like to work in the health and social care sector, including roles and responsibilities of workers and organisations, such as following policies and procedures and understanding the roles of doctors, nurses, midwives and occupational therapists.

Course content

Topics/areas covered:

  • Human life span and development
  • Working in Health and Social Care
  • Meeting the individual needs of others

Entry requirements

5 A* - C at GCSE

Skills required:

  • Good inter and intrapersonal skills
  • Extended writing skills
  • Evaluative writing skills

Future opportunities

Leading to:

  • Nursing
  • Education
  • Social work
  • Midwifery
  • Occupational therapists
  • Health care assistants

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Churchill Academy and Sixth Form directly.

Last updated date: 14 September 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years