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BTEC Health and Social Care Level 3 Diploma at Deyes High School

Course description

Health and Social Care lessons are varied, interesting and challenging. You will be given opportunities to learn through media technology, documentary material, journal articles and will visit a range of care settings. Students are given opportunities to work both independently and creatively with others to complete assignments that are applied to real work scenarios.

Staff will set work with you to targets that will help you progress and give you support with a range of study skills such as time management, independent research and revision skills.

Course content

Developing Effective Communication in Health and Social Care

Equality, Diversity and Rights in Health and Social Care

Health, Safety and Security in Health and Social Care

Development through the Life Stages

Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care

Personal and Professional Development in Health and Social Care

Sociological Perspectives in Health and Social Care

Psychological Perspectives for Health and Social Care

Entry requirements

Grade C in English.


The course is 100% coursework assessment.

Future opportunities

Health and Social Care is valuable qualification for many professions within this field of employment e.g. nursing, midwifery, social worker, nutritionist, radiographer, police officer, probation officer, nursery nurse……..the list goes on!


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Deyes High School directly.

Last updated date: 01 June 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years