This course provides an exciting opportunity for students who are looking to gain knowledge of Health and Social Care. It is a very dynamic subject, which explores a variety of areas and current topics of interest from human life span development, learning about human behaviour, communication, health promotion to child protection and safeguarding.
In order to study the BTEC Level 3 Diploma Health and Social Care at Cadbury College students need a minimum of three 4's and two 6's from their GCSE's, ideally including English and Maths.
For the enthusiasts wanting to pursue a health and social career it is a platform for understanding individuals, learning how to provide quality care, to the skills needed to become a health, social care or child development specialist.
Components of Course
- The course is equivalent to 2 A levels, if studied over 2 years. This new and exciting course can be studied alongside A Level subjects or BTEC qualifications.
- The units are assessed through the completion of coursework and examinations.
- Coursework is assessed through many forms which can include written, presentations, video recording, role plays, posters, promotions and scenarios.
- Students will sit 2 exams across their 2 years of study and 1 controlled assessment. These results will contribute to 50% of their final grade.