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Health and Social Care - BTEC Level 3 at Lyng Hall a trust school and specialist sports college

Course description

Why study Health and Social Care BTEC?

Health and Social Care access aspects of Biology, Nutrition Social Policy, psychology and sociology.


Course content

The BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma is undertaken over two years. Candidates can be awarded Distinction, Merit or Pass grades, which are equivalent to A, C and E at A level.

Content: There are six compulsory units of study:

Year 1:

  1. Developing Effective Communication in Health and Social Care
  2. Equality, Diversity and Rights in Health and Social Care
  3. Health, Safety and Security in Health and Social Care

Year 2:

  1. Development through the life stages
  2. One further optional unit
  3. One further optional unit

Entry requirements

5 A* - C at GCSE inclusing English, prior study at GCSE is desirable.



Students must complete an internally set assignment for each unit of study. All assignments are initially assessed internally and then sent to the Examination Board for verification. Strict deadlines are given for the completion of individual units.

Future opportunities

Where could Health and Social Care BTEC take me? After successful completion of Health and Social Care students can continue onto a course of study like nursing or counselling.


Further information

For further information please contact:

Mrs K Ram,  Lead Health and Social Care Teacher


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Lyng Hall a trust school and specialist sports college directly.

Last updated date: 21 May 2015
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