- Human Lifespan Development
- Working in Health and Social Care
HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE
SINGLE / DOUBLE
Miss B Gagen
Mrs F Marcroft
Miss M Cooke
WHY STUDY THIS COURSE?
This subject provides a platform for study at further education and to pursue a career in the health and social care sector.
The qualification is recognised by higher education institutions as contributing to meeting admission requirements to many relevant courses. It can be taken alongside, for example:
In the BTEC National units, we provide students with an opportunity to develop their employability skills, in three main areas:
WHAT WILL I STUDY?
HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?
Four units make up this qualification; Two are assessed externally.
Internal assessment: Coursework x 2
External assessment x 2 January/June
A mix of internal and external units. Eight units of which six are mandatory and three are assessed externally.
Mandatory content (83%)
External assessment (46%)
WHERE CAN IT LEAD?
This course can lead to a range of health and social care careers, some examples of these are: