Health & Social Care

Qualification: BTEC Diploma
Level 3

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About the course

If you want a great opportunity to gain an understanding on how to care for people and work towards a career in nursing, social work or care work then this is the course for you.

What you will learn
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Diet and nutrition
  • Communication
  • Equality and diversity
  • Safeguarding
  • Health and safety

Specialist Units

  • Dementia care
  • Psychological perspectives
  • Sociological perspectives
  • Infection, prevention and control
  • Introduction to counselling skills
  • Research methodology
Entry requirements
  • 5 GCSEs grade A*-C/9-4 (including English and maths) or
  • Level 2 in Health and Social Care or Early Years (including level 2 functional skills)

You will be required to attend an interview at the College prior to enrolling onto this course.

Please note a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will also be required for this course.

Dates, times & fees
Start Date Course Times Duration Campus Fees
04/09/17 1 year Main
What next?
  • Second year of study (Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care)
  • Advanced Apprenticeship
  • University
  • Work in hospitals, community care, health services and social work