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Health & Social BTEC Level 3

Are you a caring person? Do you find yourself looking after others? Would you like to have a warm and rewarding career in health and social care? This Level 3 qualification is a two year full time course for people who wish to expand their knowledge of the Health and Social Care industry.

A health and social care qualification can open the door to many different job roles including care worker, youth worker, health care assistant or in an organisation working with children and adults who have special needs.

The health and social care industry is rapidly changing, with new government initiatives giving it a higher profile. These developments mean that it is more important than ever that well-qualified, experienced people enter the industry to meet this demand.

This course will give you theory needed in class to then undertake a college arranged placement. These two aspects of study will then fully prepare you for employment if wish to take those steps.

+ Course details and future career paths

Units covered:

  • Unit 1- Human Lifespan development (Exam)
  • Unit 2- Working in Health and Social Care (Exam)
  • Unit 5 - Meeting individual care and support needs (Exam)
  • Unit 12- Supporting individuals with additional needs

+ Progression

Many students go on to study related University courses such as Nursing, Paramedic Science, Midwifery, Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work Teaching, Early Years and Politics. Many students are also successful in gaining higher level apprenticeships. As a graduate with a level 3 vocational qualification in Health and Social Care, you could also go on to relevant employment within health and social care services.


How to find us.

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Phone: 01980 652 467