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Health and Social Care BTEC Level 3 at Bishop Stopford's School

Course description

A Level Health and Social Care 2820 covers areas which are essential to Health and Social Care such as:

• rights and responsibilities

• service provision

• understanding human behaviour

This specification gives students a greater awareness of current issues and prepares them for higher education or the world of work; opening up career opportunities in areas such as childcare, nursing, mental health and counselling.

Course content

Health and Social Care covers:

• service provision

• values

• rights

• responsibilities

• care settings

• communication

• health and well-being

• understanding human behaviour

• practitioner roles


What students like:

• the chance to build awareness and understanding of contemporary issues in  health and social care

• the fact that this specification complements other A Level studies

• learning skills essential for higher education and the world of work

• that this specification is suitable for those considering a range of careers

Entry requirements

At least Grade B in English and Mathematics

Future opportunities

Most students go on to university to study Nursing, Midwifery or Teaching although students also train to become Radiographers and Social Workers. Health and Social Care equips with wealth of skills for Higher Education and the world of work.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bishop Stopford's School directly.

Last updated date: 07 September 2016

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