health social

Health & Social Care BTEC Level 3

Exam Board
Pearson
Entry requirements
4 GCSE's grade C or above
What will I study?
Unit 1: Human Life Span Development
Unit 2: Working in Health and Social Care
Unit 5: Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs
Unit 12: Supporting Individuals with Additional Needs
Assesment
4 Units make up the Extended Certificate Qualification.
Two assessed externally by an exam - unit 1 (90GLH) & unit 2 (120 GLH), both exams are 1h30min in length
Two assessed internally by coursework – unit 5 (90GLH) & unit 12 (60 GLH)
What skills will I gain?
• Critical Thinking
• Empathy
• Understanding of complex societal structures
• Research
• Evaluative
• Problem solving
• Application to ‘real world’ understanding
• Extended writing
• Report writing
• Presentation
Studying beyond the classroom
Wider Reading, documentaries, visiting local health and social care services, discussions with friends and family
Future pathways
Nursing, midwifery, doctor, vet, dentist, nursery nurse, carer, teaching, child minder, social worker, pharmacist.