Health and Social Care, BTEC Level 3 Subsidary at Minsthorpe Community College, A Specialist Science College
This vocational course provides a taster for those interested in a career working with children and people, and is extremely suited to students who wish to pursue a career in the health care sector. You will learn all about expected developmental across the different life stages from birth to old age. You will develop a good understanding of how to care for people at different life stages in a range of different settings. You will also study and apply current and relevant thinking behind development.
You will study the following units: Human Life-span Development; Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs; Working in Health and Social Care; Psychological Perspectives. In addition, you will need to carry out some work experience in a Health and Social Care setting throughout your time in P16.
5 GCSEs 9-4 (must include a 4 in English and Maths)
In Year 12, one unit is assessed externally and one unit Is assessed internally. Students complete a written examination in Year 12. In Year 13 both units are assignment based and assessed internally
It is a highly respected route for those who wish to move into employment in the sector, either directly or following further study.
There is no timetabled work experience for this course, therefore placements will be organised in student's free periods/timetabled enrichment.
How to apply
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