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Health and Social Care - BTEC Level 3 at Ashton Community Science College

Course description

Health & Social Care is a course that focuses on the completion of assignments. The qualifications offered allow students to progress from Level 3 Pass, Merit, and Distinction in the Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma, and Extended Diploma. We aim to make this as vocational as possible with at least 50 hours of work experience and the possibility of 200 hours.

Course content

BTEC L3 Nationals consist of mandatory units and optional units. Each unit has a number of guided learning hours. Some of these learning hours will require you to attend extra workshops and complete work at home.

Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Health and Social Care

The Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Health and Social Care consists of three mandatory units providing a total of 180 guided learning hours (30 credits) plus optional units that provide for a combined total of 360 guided learning hours (GLH) or 60 credits for the completed qualification.

Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care

The Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care consists of eight mandatory units (providing 480 guided learning hours or 80 credits) plus optional units that provide for a further 240 guided learning hours (40 credits) to produce a combined total of 720 guided learning hours (GLH) or 120 credits for the completed qualification.

Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care

The Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care consists of eight mandatory units (providing 480 guided learning hours or 80 credits) plus optional units that provide for a further 600 guided learning hours (100 credits) to produce a combined total of 1080 guided learning hours (GLH) or 180 credits for the completed qualification.

Assessment

100% continually assessed coursework. All graded Level 3 Pass (C), Merit (B), Distinction (A) or Fail. Your overall grade for BTEC National Diploma in Health & Social Care is calculated from the total number of pass, merit and distinction grade assignments that you have completed.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ashton Community Science College directly.

Last updated date: 13 April 2015
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