Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care

Health, Public Services and Care

Health, Public Services and Care
Health, Public Services and Care
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Alternative Title Health and Social Care Level 3 Extended Certificate
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Qualification Type National Extended Certificate (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

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HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE (Single Award – 1 A-Level Equivalent)

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AQA

Course content

A-level Health and Social Care covers areas which are essential to Health and Social Care such as:

  • rights and responsibilities
  • service provision
  • understanding human behaviour

 

This specification gives students a greater awareness of current issues and prepares them for higher education or the world of work.

At AS Students will complete 1 mandatory unit and one optional unit and the same at A2. The mandatory units are as follows;

  • Unit One – Effective Care and Communication
  • Unit Six – Practitioner Roles

 

The optional units students can choose from include;

  • Unit Two – Understanding Health Conditions and Patient Care Pathways
  • Unit Three – Life as a Challenge
  • Unit Four – Educating Children and Young People
  • Unit Five – Learning and Development
  • Unit Seven – Food and Fitness
  • Unit Eight – Using and Understanding Research
  • Unit Nine – Understanding Mental Health Disorders
  • Unit Ten – Diagnosis, Treatment and Preventative Strategies

Assessment

AS: 54% coursework and 46% Written Exam

One coursework portfolio and one written examination.

 

A2: 54% coursework and 46% Written Exam

One coursework portfolio and one written examination.

 

This qualification is equivalent on ONE GCE A Levels.

Career opportunities

This qualification can provide career opportunities in all areas of the Health and Social Care sector for example Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Paramedics, Paediatrics, Dentistry, Counselling, Midwifery, Teaching, Police Service, Social work and Nursery Nursing.

BTEC Level 3 Health and Social Care cover areas which are essential to Health and Social Care such as rights and

responsibilities, service provision, understanding human behavior.

Students will complete mandatory units and will also have the option to choose specialist units they are

interested in.

This qualification can provide career opportunities in all areas of the Health and Social Care sector for example:

medicine, pharmacy, nursing, paramedic science, pediatrics, dentistry, counselling, midwifery, teaching, police

service, social work, nursery nursing and many more.



 

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