|Qualification||Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care|
|Subject Area||Health And Social Care|
|Age Group(s)||16-18 year olds|
This two year course leads to a nationally recognised qualification. It comprises 18 units of health, psychology and science subjects. The theoretical component is usually completed over four college days per week, with one day per week and two 1 week block placements in each year within a work setting. Students will gain work experience in both adult and childcare settings during their course.
Additional Studies Students will have the opportunity to retake GCSE Mathematics or additional studies as available.
Employment Higher Education To identify the health and care needs of children, young people, vulnerable adults and the elderly
Employment in care settings or higher education including courses such as social work, nursing and the professions allied to medical care.
Extra Curricular Activities All students can add to their main programme of study by taking part in a wide range of clubs, groups, societies and courses. Not only are the activities fun, they also develop skills and provide new and fulfilling experiences, as well as enhancing applications to Higher Education and employment.
4 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above including English and maths. BTEC First Diploma at Merit and GCSE grade 4 (C) in English.
(Exceptions to entry requirements onto our level 3 qualifications may be considered)
EXAMINATION BOARD: EDEXCEL Assessment is by internally and externally assessed assignments and a satisfactory work experience portfolio. There is no final examination.
2 Course Text Books @ £25 each Placement T-Shirt/Tabard @ £10 Police Check (DBS) - this will be paid for by the College
For ages 16-18
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Level 2 NCFE Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care
Doing this course could lead to great job outcomes such as:
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