Starts: 4 Sep 2023
This two-year study programme prepares you for a variety of careers in health and social care, for example, midwifery, nursing, social or youth work and occupational therapy. You will complete a substantial work placement in a clinical healthcare setting as part of your course. BTEC Level 3 Health and Social Care courses are designed for Post-16 Level 3 learners wishing to go on to further or higher level study of the sector or directly to employment. All sizes attract UCAS points and are widely recognised by universities and employers. Successful completion of this course will enable you to progress into higher education or find work in a healthcare setting. You will study a variety of optional units in addition to eight mandatory units: • Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care • Human Lifespan Development • Working in Health and Social Care • Meeting Individual Care And Support Needs • Principles of Safe Practice in Health and Social Care • Enquiries into Current Research in Health and Social Care • Promoting Public Health • Work Experience in Health and Social Care. To develop a better understanding of the demands of the sector and to demonstrate your commitment and interest in the sector when applying for further study, you are required to undertake a minimum of 100 hours’ of work experience as part of the course and for learners.