BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care -IBCP

Health, Public Services and Care

Health, Public Services and Care
Health, Public Services and Care
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What will you be working towards?

Code BTEC04
Qualification Type National Award (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

The Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care aims to provide an introduction to the sector.

It is for learners who are interested in the health and social care sector as part of a balanced study programme.

The qualification supports access to a range of higher education courses possibly, but not exclusively, in health and social care, if taken alongside further Level 3 qualifications. BTEC Nationals provide a vocational context in which learners can develop the knowledge and skills required for particular degree courses, including:

  • reading technical texts

  • effective writing

  • analytical skills

  • creative development

  • preparation for assessment methods used in degrees

The content of the qualification is based on the person-centred approach and values needed to work in the health and social care sector.

Mandatory unit focus:

  • Human Lifespan Development
  • Working in Health and Social Care
  • Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs

And one of the following additional units:

  • Sociological Perspectives
  • Psychological Perspectives
  • Supporting individuals with Additional Needs
  • Physiological Disorders and their Care

Details

All the content of the qualification is mandatory and is based on the person-centred approach and values needed to work in the health and social care sector. The mandatory units focus are:

• Human Lifespan Development

• Working in Health and Social Care

• Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs

 

And one of the following additional units:

• Sociological Perspectives

• Psychological Perspectives

• Supporting individuals with Additional Needs

• Physiological Disorders and their Care

How will it be delivered?

All units will require to take part in both theory based and practical sessions on a regular basis as part of the assessment process.

Entry requirements

General Entry Requirement for The Skinners’ Kent Academy Sixth Form

Minimum of GCSE grade 4 (G4) in English and Mathematics plus 3 other GCSEs at grades 9-4 (A*-C)


 

Your next steps...

The qualification supports access to a range of higher education courses possibly, but not exclusively, in health and social care, if taken alongside further Level 3 qualifications. BTEC Nationals provide a vocational context in which learners can develop the knowledge and skills required for particular degree courses, including

:• reading technical texts

• effective writing

• analytical skills

• creative development

• preparation for assessment methods used in degrees