BTEC Level 3 Health & Social Care

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Exam Board: Pearson

Graded: Distinction* – Pass

Max UCAS Tariff Points: 56

Course Size: Extended Certificate

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What will I be studying?

BTEC Level 3 Health and Social Care lays a foundation for students who want to work in the Health and Social care industry. The course is popular and effective because it allows learners to take responsibility for their own learning and to develop skills that are essential for the modern day workplace.

What skills will I be learning?

The course will give you a wide range of skills that will help you develop your interpersonal skills, such as working with others, problem solving, independent study and personal learning and thinking skills.

How will I be assessed?

External examinations:

Unit 1:

Human Lifespan Development—25%

Unit 2:

Working in Health and Social care—33%

Internal assessed coursework:

Unit 5:

Meeting Individual care and support needs—25%

Unit 12:

Supporting Individuals with Additional Needs—17%

Where might this lead me?

BTEC Level 3 HSC opens up a wide range of possible progression pathways. A direct link to higher education with a range of university courses available to pupils who complete the course.

Future careers that may be available include: nursing, doctor, pharmacist, childminder, nanny, social worker, rehabilitation and many more.

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