Health & Social Care

Health and Social Care is currently available to KS5 and is equivalent to one A’level qualification.

Course Overview

The course will be completed over a two year period where learners will benefit from gaining a number of mandatory units, as well as a wide range of optional and specialist units according to the route embarked on. They will also benefit from gaining work experience in the relevant sectors. These opportunities will aid career choices and potentially attract learners into the sectors.

Key features of these BTEC qualifications in Health & Social Care

The BTEC qualifications in this specification have been developed in the health and social care sector to: provide education and training for future health and social care employees, give opportunities to achieve a nationally recognised level 3 qualification, enabling full-time learners to have the opportunity to enter employment in the health and social care sector. The learners will have the opportunity to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in a working life. Learners will benefit from gaining a number of mandatory units as well as a wide range of optional and specialist units. They will also benefit from gaining work experience in their chosen sectors. These opportunities will aid career choices and potentially attract learners into the sectors.