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Health & Social Care BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3 at East Berkshire College

Course description

This course provides you with a good understanding of health studies and social care combining practical, work-related study with theory.

There are a variety of units including vocational practice, communication and supportive skills, human anatomy and physiology, and diet and nutrition.

You will also spend one day a week work experience in a real work environment.

Entry requirements

Five GCSE's at C or above including English Language or BTEC Diploma Level 2 at Distinction grade.

Functional English Level 2. You must demonstrate enthusiasm and a commitment to the course.


Course and assignments

Future opportunities

Employment in health and social care of further training in Higher Education.

Employment as a nurse, midwife, radiographer and many more health and care career pathways

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact East Berkshire College directly.

Last updated date: 03 May 2016

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    • Facilities include:

      • Specialist workshops (e.g. welding, bricklaying)
      • New hair and beauty training salons (open to the public)
      • Autotronics and computing facilities
      • Microsoft Academy and Cisco Academy
      • New innovation centre
      • Hospitality & Catering Academy (public restaurant)
      • £5m sports centre (including gym and sports hall)
      • Engineering workshop with new CNC machine centre
      • STEM project and research space
      • REHAU renewable energy training centre
      • Learning centre with the latest PCs and tablets
      • Simulated hospital environment
      • Over 500 Microsoft Surface Pros to enable independent learning
      • Parking.