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Health and Social Care BTEC Level 3 Diploma at Carlton Academy

Course description

This course is designed to provide students with a broad introduction to the Health and Social Care sector. The qualification aims to develop and sustain an interest in health, early years (care and education), social care and issues affecting the care sector.

Course content

This course is ideal for those students who know that they want a job which involves helping people in some way, even if they are not sure which type of employment they wish to enter. The vocational placement part of the course gives students the opportunity to gain an insight into a number of different job roles, as well as allowing individuals to gain the actual hands-on experience which is so important to universities and employers. The course is very generic, allowing students to study a variety of different topics.

Entry requirements

Level 2 or GCSE Maths and English, grade C or above.

Future opportunities

Past students who have taken the Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care have either gone straight into a job role or have gained entry to a university course of their choice. Many are now working towards careers in teaching, social work and nursing / midwifery, whilst others have enrolled on an apprenticeship programme.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Carlton Academy directly.

Last updated date: 03 October 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September