HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE
BTEC TECHNICAL ADVANCED DIPLOMA (Equivalent to 3 A Levels)
After completing your advanced diploma, you can progress on to degrees in social work, paramedic science, occupational therapy, police, probation services, midwifery, youth and community work and all fields of nursing. This course can also provide access to relevant apprenticeships in care.
This course will provide you with an excellent opportunity to develop a good knowledge base and practical care skills for professions within health and social care. This Advanced Diploma empowers you to grow in confidence, improve your organisational skills and mature intellectually. You will study topics such as human lifespan development, working in health and social care, anatomy and physiology, enquiries into current research in health and social care, meeting individual care and support needs, promoting public health and principles of safe practice in health and social care. You will also complete work experience in health and social care.
Four GCSEs at grades 9-4, including Maths and English
This course is equivalent to three A Levels. Four units on this course will be externally assessed through examinations, which makes up 42% of the final result. All remaining units will be assessed and graded through reports, activities, a controlled assessment and a variety of other tasks.
BTEC Level 2
Minimum four GCSEs grade 2 and above.