Health and Social Care - Level 3 Extended Diploma (BTEC)

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Start Date: 7 September 2020
Duration: 2 Years
Attendance: Full Time
Suitable for: School Leavers
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ABOUT THE COURSE

This course has been designed to help you specialise in health and social care, covering a variety of topics including public health, sociological and psychological perspectives, and safeguarding. You will also go on placement to experience working in a health and social care setting.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

This course consists of two separate qualifications. In your first year of study, you will work towards the Level 3 90-Credit Diploma. Following successful completion of this qualification, you will be able to progress to the Extended Diploma. Our Extended Diplomas offer equivalent UCAS points to studying 3 A Levels.

You will study a combination of theory, applied theory and practical topics across a broad range of subjects. Topics covered can include:

  • Public health
  • Sociological and psychological perspectives
  • Caring for children and young people
  • Safeguarding adults
  • Promoting independence
  • Effective communication
  • Equality, diversity and rights
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Social sciences

WHAT WILL I NEED?

You will need:

  • Five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including GCSE English Language and Maths, and GCSE Science (Core Science or Biology) at grade 3 or above) or an equivalent Level 2 qualification
  • An Enhanced DBS check
  • A reference from your previous school/college

All applicants must have an interview and assessment to confirm that the course is suitable for them.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

The course is assessed through a combination of coursework activities, theoretical and practical assignments, assessment tests, exams and case studies. All units are assessed and graded and an overall grade for the qualification is awarded.

WHAT WILL IT COST?

School Leavers

If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, it will be free. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.

WHAT CAN I DO AFTER?

This course will help you to move on to higher level courses, such as a Bachelor of Science, an apprenticeship, or to pursue employment in the health and social care industry.

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283-309 Goswell Road
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Marlborough Building
383 Holloway Road N7 0RN
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28-42 Blackstock Road
Finsbury Park
N4 2DG
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311-321 Goswell Road
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