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Health and Social Care BTEC Level 3 Block C at Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre

Course description

This course focuses on the health, social care and early year’s sector. It requires learners in the first year to sit one written exam and complete one piece of coursework. If you decide to continue this course into the second year, you will complete a further one exam and one piece of coursework. You will cover a wide range of health and social care topics which will include the human lifespan development, working in health and social care, anatomy and physiology, meeting individual support needs, promoting public health and many more. You will be assessed in a number of ways. It will require you to sit two exams over the two years and two pieces of coursework. This course is equivalent to A-levels and you will gain UCAS points to allow you to apply to university.

Entry requirements

5 GCSE’s grade 4 or above, including English.

Future opportunities

This qualification is designed for progression to higher education; learners can study a number of health and social care degrees. It is also relevant to those who wish to seek employment or study an apprenticeship.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 16 November 2017
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Key information

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