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Health and Social Care BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate at St Edmund Campion Catholic School

Course description

As the Health & Social Care industry grows and services supporting those in need increases, so too does the demand for relevantly qualified people to work within it. Studying Health & Social Care develops key skills such as teamwork, leadership, performance analysis, resilience, evaluation, analysis and synthesis. The course is structured to give a broad overview of the Health and Social Care sector and leads to further study at Level 3, higher education or training in health and social care or a related sector.

Course content

Unit 1. Human Lifespan Development
Unit 2. Working in Health and Social Care
Unit 5. Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs

And one optional unit from:

Unit 6. Work Experience in Health and Social Care
Unit 10. Sociological perspectives
Unit 11. Psychological Perspectives
Unit 12. Supporting Individuals with Additional Needs
Unit 14. Physiological Disorders and their Care

Your BTEC will give you the knowledge, understanding and competency needed when considering advancing your studies further within the Health and Social Care field.

Entry requirements

4 in English Language GCSE

Future opportunities

Traditionally students have pursued a broad Health and Social Care route. Students who have gone onto university have studied: BA Health and Social Care, BA Health and Social Care and Criminological Justice, BA Health and Social Care and Management, BA Health and Social Care and Sociology, HND Health and Social Care, HND Applied Social Studies, BA Children and Integrated Professional Care, BSc Social Work and a BA Criminology, to name a few.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Edmund Campion Catholic School directly.

Last updated date: 22 August 2017
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