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BTEC Health & Social Care Level 3 Certificate at Nottingham Academy

Course description

If you are interested in working in a health and social care

environment, then this course will help prepare you for

university and employment.

Course content

Unit 1: Communications in Health & Social Care

You will learn about the different forms of communication,

understand the barriers to communication and be able to

communicate effectively.


Unit 3: Health, Safety and Security in Health and Social Care

You will gain knowledge about how legislation, policies and

procedures promote health, safety and security and will be

able to implement a risk assessment in a care setting.


Unit 21: Nutrition for Health

You will gain knowledge and understanding of the influences

on dietary intake and nutritional health.


Entry requirements

5+ A*-C grades at GCSE including C grade or above in English.


Portfolio work – 100% coursework.

Future opportunities

University or employment within a health and social care settings.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Nottingham Academy directly.

Last updated date: 05 June 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year