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.
A minimum of five GCSEs at grade 4 including English and a subject that requires essay writing.
On completion of this course students will have knowledge of key aspects in Health and Social Care. The course can lead to further study in the following areas:
- Social work
And much more….
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. The course is equivalent to one A Level, if studied over two 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 (BTEC Pearson)
Coursework is assessed through many forms which can include written, presentations, video recording, role plays, posters, promotions and scenarios.
Examination (BTEC Pearson)
Students will sit two exams across their two years of study. These results will contribute to 50% of their final grade.