Health and Social Care

Health, Public Services and Care

Health, Public Services and Care
Health, Public Services and Care

What will you be working towards?

Code GA004
Qualification Type National Diploma (BTEC)
Qualification Level Not Set
Course type Full Time


Studying the Diploma will provide learners with the opportunity, through applied learning, to develop skills, knowledge and understanding required by the Health and Social Care sector as well as some academic skills to support further learning. Equivalent to 2 A levels.


Unit 1 Building positive relationships in health and social care

Unit 2 Equality, diversity and rights in health and social care

Unit 3 Health, safety and security in health and social care

Unit 4 Anatomy and physiology for health and social care

Unit 5 Infection control

Unit 6 Personalisation and a person-centred approach to care

Unit 7 Safeguarding

Unit 10 Nutrition for health

Unit 13 Sexual health, reproduction and early development stages

Unit 14 The impact of long-term physiological conditions

Unit 15 Promoting health and wellbeing

Unit 16 Supporting people with dementia

How will it be delivered?

Assessed: 5 External exams

                   7 Coursework Units.

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements:

5 x A – C grades A* - C/9-4

A grade 4 in English language and Science is required

Skills & Attributes:


Effective researcher


Effective verbal communication skills

Strong written communication skills

Personal Attitudes:




Team worker


Caring for others

Helping others to achieve

Equality and diversity

Your next steps...


This could lead to employment in:

Early Years settings

Residential Care

Day Care Centres

Domiciliary Care


Undergraduate or Foundation degrees in a range of subjects including:

Nursing, midwifery, paramedic, social work, early childhood studies, health and social care.

Higher Apprenticeships:

Social care

Child care and education

Health care apprenticeships