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Health and Social Care at Trinity Academy

Course description

Below you will find some information regarding the BTEC National Diploma Level 3 in Health and Social Care. Please note that there are some entry requirements for this course.

Course content

This comprehensive BTEC National Diploma in Health and Social Care covers all aspects of health and social care. It is designed for students who wish to enter the health or social care professions. Some of the units of work included within this course are:
 Communication
 Health and safety
 Diet and nutrition
 Complementary therapies
 Health promotion
 Sociology and psychology.

Entry requirements

To access this course you will need 5 A* - C grades including English Language at GCSE.


You will cover a wide range of units over a two year period and the course is entirely coursework based with no exams. It is important to note that the course involves mandatory work experience placements which must total 100 hours over the two years.
The course uses a combination of theoretical and practical learning, and you will need to be well organised and enjoy working with others.

Future opportunities

This course is ideal for those with an interest in professions such a nursing, midwifery, social care or early years provision for example.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September