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Health and Social Care BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at Leyton Sixth Form College

Course description

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

Course content

Topics:

  • 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
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Sociological perspectives for Health and Social Care
  • Psychological perspectives for Health and Social Care
  • Personal and Professional development
  • Research Methodology for Health and Social Care

Entry requirements

5A*- C, 

C/5  - English Language,

C/5 - Maths

Assessment

Exam Board - Edexcel

Future opportunities

  • Higher Education – Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work and other health related degree courses
  • Employment in the care sector

Further information

What are the enrichment opportunities as part of this subject?

  • Work experience placements in the health and social care sector
  • Team building activities
  • Leadership qualification
  • Guest speakers
  • Visits to HE institutions

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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