HNC in Health & Social Care

Qualification: BTEC HNC
Level 4

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About this course

This course will give you the practical skills and a formal qualification to prepare you for supervisory or junior management level roles of work or to progress within the health and social care sector.

Run by tutors with extensive industry experience, you will gain a range of practical skills and a formal qualification to progress your career in health and social care.

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What you will learn
  • Communicating in health & social care organisations
  • Principles of health & social care practice
  • Health and safety in the workplace
  • Safeguarding
  • Personal and professional development
  • Working in partnership in health and social care
  • The role of public health
  • Physiological principles
Learning style

You will learn through a combination of lectures, small group tutorials, coursework and practical assignments using online resources. There is also a requirement for additional independent study.


You will be assessed through assignments, portfolios, individual and group presentations.

Entry requirements
  • Relevant level 3 qualification (e.g. A-levels or BTEC National Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care)
  • GCSE English and maths (grade A*-C)

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

Please note a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be required.

What next?
  • HND or degree level course in health & social care
  • Career development into a senior position
Additional information

This qualification is awarded by BTEC Edexcel, 190 High Holborn, London, WC1V 7BH. Telephone 0844 576 0026