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Full-Time & A Level Courses

Health & social care BTEC Level 3

Level 3

Course code: L11D107
Type: Full Time, A Level & T Level > Full Time
Duration: 2 years
Subject area: Health & Social Care
Location: North Shropshire
Additional Costs - £64.00

This charge identified is applicable to learners aged 16-18 who qualify for funding. Learners aged 19+ will have to pay this charge and possibly tuition and exam fees. This will depend on the course and any prior qualifications. For further information, please refer to the fees page of our website https://hlnsc.ac.uk/fees/fees-guidance/

* Fees are chargeable each year and the fees quoted will be for the current year only, if the course is more than 1 year further fees will be due next year.

About the course

The course provides both theoretical and practical study and links with the national occupational standards in health and social care. It provides the knowledge, skills and understanding required for a career in this sector. You will be required to complete a minimum of 100 hours of work experience in a variety of placements.

What qualification will I gain?

BTEC Level 3 in Health and Social Care

Why choose us

During the course you will cover a range of units which will ensure that you are prepared for employment in the health and social care sector. Alongside the theoretical and external exam units you will develop nutritional plans, conduct observations in the workplace, create public health campaigns and look to support a range of individuals with additional needs.

What you could do next

Employment opportunites such as a HCA, activities co ordinator , care worker. The course also enables progression onto Higher Education degree courses in a range of subjects including social work, teaching, occupational therpay, nursing or midwifery.

Popular modules

  • Human Lifespan Development

  • Working in Health and Social Care

  • Anatomy and Physiology

  • Understanding Mental Wellbeing

Assessment methods

Assessments will be via an Exam, controlled assessment & written assignments

Entry requirements

A minimum of five GSCEs at grade 4, including English and/or maths or successful completion of a relevant Level 2 qualification at merit grade and good progress with English and maths, ideally GCSE grade 4 or equivalent.