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Health and Social Care BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate at Leyton Sixth Form College

Course description

This course gives students the opportunity to gain knowledge and understanding of, and to develop skills in, the health and social care sector. It also gives students the potential opportunity to gain employment in the care sector.

Course content


  • Human Lifespan Development
  • Health and Social Care Values
  • Effective Communication in Health and Social Care
  • Healthy Living
  • Social Influences on Health and Wellbeing
  • The impact of Nutrition on Health and Wellbeing
  • Individual Rights in Health and Social Care
  • Creative and Therapeutic Activities in Health and Social Care

Entry requirements

4 GCSE’s at D/4 grade, including English, Maths or Science.


Exam Board - Edexcel

Future opportunities

  • Progression to the BTEC Level 3 Health and Social Care course
  • Potential employment in the care sector
  • Apprenticeships in the care sector

Further information

What are the enrichment opportunities as part of this subject?

Work experience placements:

  • Team building activities
  • Leadership qualification


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Leyton Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 10 January 2017
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