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BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Health & Social Care at Park Hall Academy

Course description

Studying Health and Social Care will give you a broad understanding of health, social care and early years working environments. 

Health & Social Care students will learn to Communicate with others effectively in a clear and articulate manner. 

Present ideas and arguments verbally in formal presentations and seminars, and informal discussions in a variety of environments. 

Work with others in the preparation and presentation of group work and take responsibility for an agreed area of a shared activity.

Negotiate informally with peers and formally with members of organisations.

Course content

The course aims to give students foundation knowledge on legislation, policies and procedures within the Health and Social sector.  It covers a diverse selection of topics from Sociology and Psychology to Biology to incoporate all aspects of health and development.

Entry requirements

5 GCSE' at Grade C or above

Future opportunities

The knowledge that you will gain will prepare you for a range of careers and university courses such as:

Social Policy

Social Work

Social Care


Ambulance Service

Health Worker

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 06 May 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Course code: xh