BTEC Health and Social Care - Level 3 National Extended Certificate/Diploma in Health and Social Care


1. Qualification details

Qualification name BTEC National Diploma in Health and Social Care
Qualification level Level 3
Awarding organisation Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)
Course webpage http://www.madeleyacademy.com
Course type Full time
Course start date 04 September 2020
Additional price description Free
Attendance pattern Daytime/working hours

2. Course description

The Health and Social Care course provides students with a broad range of knowledge and experience to prepare them for careers within the sector and skills to progress on to relevant University courses. The course is available as both a single and double A Level equivalent course thus allowing for specialisation. It covers topics such as legislation, additional needs, ageing processes and care values. It helps to prepares students for university courses such as: nursing, social work, care work, community work, midwifery, counselling, play therapy, and teaching.

3. Entry requirements

6 GSCEs Grade 4 or above including English Language and Mathematics. If studied, then a Grade 5 or Merit in a related qualification at Key stage 4.

4. Equipment required

No equipment required

5. Assessment method

Extended Certificate (Equivalent to 1 A Level) Unit 1: Human Lifespan Development (External exam) Unit 5: Meeting individual care and support needs (Internal assignment Unit 12: Supporting individuals with additional needs (Internal assignment) Unit 2: Working in health and social care (External exam) Diploma (Equivalent to 2 A Levels) All of the single award units plus: Unit 4: Enquiries into Current Research in Health and Social Care (External controlled assessment) Unit 6: Work experience in Health and Social Care (Internal assignment with work placement) Unit 7: Principles of Safe Practice in Health and Social Care (Internal assignment) Unit 8: Promoting Public Health (Internal assignment)

6. Venue

Name Madeley Academy
Address Castlefields Way
Shropshire
TF7 5FB
Find on Google maps
Email lholbrook@madeleyacademy.com
Phone 01952 527700
Fax 01952 525301
Website http://www.madeleyacademy.com

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