BTEC Health and Social Care at South Wolverhampton and Bilston Academy
Health and Social Care allows you to gain skills and understanding that will enable you to make a difference to other people’s lives in a positive way. These skills are transferable to many related careers and provide a wide variety of opportunities. The course is a vocational or work related qualification which will allow you to gain the specific knowledge, understanding and skills related to related area of work.
Developing effective communication
Equality, diversity and rights
Health, Safety and security
Development through life stages
Anatomy and physiology
Minimum Level 2 Merit (BTEC) in Health and Social Care or equivalent
Students can study diploma or sub-diploma over 12 or 6 units respectively. The units are assessed following specific criteria for each different module of work. Work will be set and assessed in the form of assignments, reports, presentations, observations of others and practical work in a health and social care context. This work will be mainly classroom based with support from staff, but independent learning is required as is extensive out of school hours learning. Students will receive pass, merit, distinction or distinction star based on their work with support from the new BTEC assessment framework.
This course enables students to progress to most universities to study a wide range of Health and Social courses. Related careers include Nursing, Social work, Teaching, Residential Care and Community Support
For further details please contact Mrs S. Coombes at firstname.lastname@example.org
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South Wolverhampton and Bilston Academy directly.