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January 22, 2022

Health and Social Care BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma

Wyke Sixth Form College

Wyke Sixth Form College, Bricknell Avenue, Hull, HU5 4NT

National Extended Diploma (BTEC)
Level 3
Health, Public Services and Care

Course Summary

Whether you are looking to progress into employment or onto a university course, the broad nature of BTEC Health and Social Care at advanced level will not lock you into any particular direction and will give you the background knowledge to pursue a variety of career pathways.

There are many opportunities for suitably qualified students to train to become Nurses, Midwives, Social Workers, Physiotherapists, Residential and Child Care Professionals as well as the allied Technical Specialists supporting these professions.

Many jobs will accept students with Health and Social Care qualifications direct from college. Former students have progressed from the advanced level in Health and Social Care to employment and Higher Education. Recent degree courses taken by former students include; Adult Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, Midwifery, Children’s Nursing, Learning Disability Nursing, Children’s Inter Professional Studies, Primary Teaching, Childhood/Child Studies, Health Studies, Social Science Studies, Social Work, Sociology, Care and Education Guidance and Counselling, Paramedic Science, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Operating Department Practice.

This course is available as an Extended Certificate (1 A Level Equivalent) Diploma (2 A Level Equivalent) and an Extended Diploma (3 A Level Equivalent.)

Course Details

The BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care has 13 modules and is delivered over two academic years.

  1. Working in Health and Social Care (Exam)
  2. Human Lifespan Development (Exam)
  3. Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs
  4. Physiological Disorders and their Care
  5. Principles of Safe Practice in Health and Social Care
  6. Enquiries into Current Research in Health and Social Care
  7. Promoting Public Health
  8. Work Experience in Health and Social Care
  9. Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care (Exam)
  10. Nutritional Health
  11. Sociological Perspectives
  12. Caring for Individuals with Dementia
  13. Psychological Perspectives

How will it be delivered?

A combination of external and internal assessed coursework and an external exam.

Additional information

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