BTEC Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 3

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Description

This course will provide you with a broad range of knowledge, skills and practice for the health and social care sector.
It will help prepare you for higher education or employment within the sector.

Description

This is a vocational course equivalent to three A Levels. You will be required to undertake work placements within the health and social care sector caring for a range of different client groups. There will also be an expectancy that you do voluntary work throughout the course.

How long is the course?

Two years.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through coursework, placement reports and a placement portfolio.

What will I study?

You will study a range of units that include tho…

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This course will provide you with a broad range of knowledge, skills and practice for the health and social care sector.
It will help prepare you for higher education or employment within the sector.

Description

This is a vocational course equivalent to three A Levels. You will be required to undertake work placements within the health and social care sector caring for a range of different client groups. There will also be an expectancy that you do voluntary work throughout the course.

How long is the course?

Two years.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through coursework, placement reports and a placement portfolio.

What will I study?

You will study a range of units that include those listed under the BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 3 and additional units including:

  • Health Psychology
  • Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology
  • Physiology of Fluid Balance
  • Physiological Disorders
  • Nutrition
  • Safeguarding Adults and Promoting Independence
  • Caring for Children and Young People
  • Complementary Therapies

What does the course lead to?

On successful completion of the course you will have achieved the BTEC Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care which is equivalent to three A Levels.

Along with your work placement experiences and voluntary work, this qualification should enhance your employment prospects within the health and social care sectors in a range of roles.

It may also enable you to apply to progress onto higher education.

What can I go on to study?

Upon completion of the course you could apply to go onto higher education courses such as: nursing, psychology, social work, paramedic, nutrition, occupational health criminology or undertake a degree in health and social care.

Entry requirements

Five subject-relevant GCSEs at grade C or above (this must include English language, Maths and Science) or a relevant Level 2 BTEC Diploma at Distinction level plus Level 2 Literacy.

You will need to provide two good references and be successful at interview.

All students will be required to have a CRB check and be ISA registered. This will be completed after being offered a conditional offer of a place on the course and will be arranged by the college. You will be required to fund this.

Any reprimands, cautions or convictions MUST be disclosed at interview as this may affect your acceptance onto the course.

How do I apply?

You can contact the college directly for an application form (01623 627191), enrol online or obtain a copy of the latest prospectus and complete the application form provided on the inside back page.

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