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BTEC in Health and Social Care at The Priory City of Lincoln academy

Course description

Type of Course: Health & Social Care

BTEC Subsidiary Diploma or Diploma

Course description

These Level 3 Nationally recognised courses provide a vocational emphasis for students interested in a career in the Care sector. Students will have the opportunity to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life.


Topics studied will include:

Effective communication; Equality, Diversity and Rights; Health, Safety and Security; Development through the Lifestages; Anatomy and Physiology; Personal and professional development; Nutrition; Safeguarding vulnerable adults and children.

The BTEC Subsidiary Diploma contains 6 units and is worth the equivalent of 1 A Level grade and the BTEC Diploma contains 12 units and is worth the equivalent of 2 A Level grades.

Entry requirements

In order to study this course you must achieve:

English GCSE grade C or higher; Science GCSE grade C or BTEC Merit/Dist and Health & Social Care BTEC Merit.

Maths GCSE grade C or higher would be a distinct advantage.

Future opportunities


An ideal qualification for those wishing to develop a career in any aspects of the Care Sector, for example; social work, nursing, midwifery, teaching, nursery nursing, elderly care, social care.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Priory City of Lincoln academy directly.

Last updated date: 14 July 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years