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Health & Social Care - BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma - 2 years at Longley Park Sixth Form College

Course description

You will learn about the care needs of different groups, including the elderly, young children and people with disabilities and how care professionals meet these needs.

Course content

Assignments and projects are based on realistic workplace situations and you will learn about the standards expected in care settings. The course includes essential work placements so you can develop your practical skills and work alongside Health and Social Care professionals.


A number of specifications will be changing and prospectus entries are based on information we have to date. This means that course content may be subject to change

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grade 4-9 (A*-C) including English + Maths


Examination, assignments + work placement observation.

Financial information

Everything you must have to undertake the course will be provided by College.  You may have to pay for extras such as trips/visits.

Future opportunities

Students from this course have gone on to university to study social work, adult social care, child social care, nursing, paramedic studies, mental health nursing and occupational therapy. We work in partnership with Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield University and many others who offer a range of courses in related areas. Some students go on to employment in a health and social care setting.

Further information

Working within care settings is an essential part of the course.  This gives you practical skills needed in addition to the theoretical knowledge you will gain on the course.


How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 24 September 2018
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