Health & Social Care BTEC Level 2 Certificate at Richard Taunton Sixth Form College
The Health and Social Care course is a coursework-based course with no exams. It has been designed particularly for students who are considering working with people in a variety of health and social care contexts e.g. nursing, midwifery, occupational therapy, paramedic or social worker.
You will complete this qualification in one year, during which time you will study the following units:
- Unit 1 – Human lifespan Development
- Unit 9 – Nutrition in Health and Social care
Units assessed through course work:
- Unit 2 - Health and Social Care Values
- Unit 3 - Effective Communication in Health and Social Care
- Unit 6 - The impact of Nutrition in Health and Social Care
- Unit 8 - Individual Rights in Health and Social Care
- Unit 12 - Creative and Therapeutic Activities in Health and Social Care
Prior qualifications are not a necessity, although a good grasp of the English language is preferred.
- You will need to summarise ideas and produce comprehensive notes
- You will need to evaluate arguments and share your understanding with others
- You will need to be able to innovatively answer the criteria in a variety of mediums e.g. power points, displays, essays, posters, leaflets etc.
The content of this qualification has been developed so that students are well prepared to complete the Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Health and Social Care afterwards.
No specialist knowledge or experience is required to start this course. All materials will be supplied, although the use of additional texts is always recommended. Use of the college library, Internet and journals is encouraged. Lessons will include note-taking, discussion and regular homework.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Richard Taunton Sixth Form College directly.