Pearson Edexcel BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Health and Social Care (Double Award) at Archbishop Ilsley Catholic Technology College and Sixth Form Centre
BTEC Health and Social Care offers a wide range of units and experiences for students to develop their knowledge and understanding of working within the Health, Social Care and Early Years sectors. Across the course students will cover mandatory and optional units, which will prepare them for a career within the sector.
Unit 1 – Human Lifespan Development
Unit 2 – Working in Health and Social Care
Unit 5 – Meeting Individual Care & Support Needs
Unit 11 – Psychological Perspectives
Unit 19 – Nutritional Health
5 A*-C Grades at GCSE (minimum of Grade 4 Maths and English)
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Health and Social Care (double)
8 units (2 exam units, 1 controlled assessment, 5 units of coursework). Unit 1 exam taken in May year 12, unit 2 exam taken January year 13, unit 4 controlled assessment taken in year 13
All assessments are assessed at pass, merit, distinction, distinction*. Exam units must achieve a pass grade to complete qualification.
This course is suitable for students considering a career in Child Care, Nursing, Paediatrics, Social Work, Early Years, Health Care, Teaching, Psychology and Counselling. This list is not exhaustive as this course provides a firm foundation for many other careers as well as a wide range of university courses and apprenticeships.
A good level of literacy is vital.
Several work placements also have to be completed.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Archbishop Ilsley Catholic Technology College and Sixth Form Centre directly.