Examination Board;  Edexcel

 

Want a rewarding career in care? Our adult health and social care qualification will train you to support adults who require physical and emotional support.

Studying Health and Social Care at BTEC Level 3 will give students experience in:

  • Human Lifespan Development (Exam)
  • Equality, Diversity and Rights
  • Health and Safety
  • Development Life Stages
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Public Health
  • Physiological Disorders

Specific requirements

Grade 5 in any GCSE option subject.

What will I study?

Students will study:

  • Understanding different types of communication
  • Understanding concepts related to equality, diversity, knowledge and discriminating practice, how to overcome it.
  • Understanding Health and Safety within a Health and Safety Environment, Law
  • Different stages of lifespan
  • An overview of the human body
  • Public Health Policies, Current Legislation
  • Essay writing, team work, evaluation and analysis

Where does it lead?

The course will give you practical knowledge and theory which will enable you to undertake a degree in Health and Social Care or nursing or equip you for careers in environmental health, education or in the caring professions.