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Health and Social Care (Vocational) BTEC at Haileybury Turnford School

Course description

Choosing to study for a BTEC Level 3 National Health and Social Care qualification is a great decision to make for lots of reasons. It is an area to work in which gives many varied opportunities for you to make a difference to people’s lives in a positive way. At the same time you are gaining skills that you can transfer to other professions later. The opportunities are endless. The BTEC National in Health and Social Care focuses on:

·education and training for health and social care employees

·work experience opportunities within the health and social care sector

The course will give learners the opportunity to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life.

Course content

Core Units:

·Developing Effective Communication in Health and Social Care

·Equality, Diversity and Rights in Health and Social Care

·Health, Safety and Security in Health and Social Care

Possible Specialist Units:

·Caring for children and Young People

·Working in the Social Care Sector

·Working in the Health Sector

·Physiological Disorders

·Development Through the Life Stages.

Entry requirements

A minimum of 5 A*-C grades. An interest in health and social care is also an essential requirement. A grade 4 in GCSE English is essential.

Future opportunities

This course is an excellent preparation for those who wish to pursue a career in the health and social sector. It is a useful preparation for those who wish to study Health and Social Care at Diploma or the Extended Diploma Level. Amongst other career opportunities this qualification is particularly useful for those who are considering a career in midwifery, nursing, managerial roles in the caring profession, community project worker, early years’ practitioner and social worker.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 18 October 2017
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