Health and Social Care
The BTEC Health and Social care course has been developed to provide an engaging introduction to the healthcare sector. It will:
- Give pupils an opportunity to gain a broad understanding and knowledge of health and social care.
- Give pupils a more focused understanding of health and social care through both compulsory and optional units.
- Give pupils an opportunity to develop personal skills and techniques.
- Give opportunities for pupils to achieve a nationally recognised qualification.
- Support progression into a more specialised level 3 vocational or academic course.
What is studied?
Over the year pupils’ will study four units, consisting of 2 compulsory elements:
- Human Lifespan Development and health and social care values.
And 2 optional elements, either:
- Effective communication in health and social care
- Social influences on health and wellbeing
- Promoting health and wellbeing
- The impact of nutrition on health and wellbeing
- Equality and diversity in health and social care
- Individual rights in health and social care
What is it worth?
- 1 x GCSE
How is it assessed?
- 3 units are assessed internally and one unit will be a short exam.
- Subject Teacher: Mrs Keeble