Health and Social Care BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate
(equivalent of one A Level)
This course provides robust opportunities for learners to develop their knowledge and understanding of a wide range of subject areas relating to health and social care provision, but is useful in any area of employment which involves working with people. It is offered here at Hillview as a two year course with the option of it being worth the equivalent of one or two A Levels. The topics studied vary according to the specific course with differing assessment types and weighting.
The topics studied vary according to the specific course with differing assessment types and weighting. Learners of both courses will study units covering topics including:
• Human Lifespan Development – examined
• Working in Health and Social Care - examined
• Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs – coursework
• Supporting Individuals with Additional Needs - coursework
General entry minimum requirements to study three Level 3 qualifications for Hillview Sixth Form are Grade 4 in both English Language and Maths together with 3 other GCSE grades at Grade 4 or above.
Any students meeting the above criteria is eligible for this course.
Students can progress into both employment and further study in all types of care –social, health, child or public services. Hillview students have elected to study Child, Mental and Adult Nursing, Midwifery, Paramedical Science, Youth Work, Social Work, Primary School Teaching, Forensic Science, Child Studies, Human Resource and many other interesting courses at university.