The Health and Social Care sector is dependent on passionate and fully trained professionals. The BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma, enables you to progress into these career prospects by combining work experience within the sector and academic study. The course is delivered over two years and covers a range of units, including Human Lifespan Development, Anatomy and Physiology, Nutrition and Physiological Disorders.
After completing your BTEC you can progress into employment and embark on further occupational training. Alternatively you can progress onto Higher Education at University, training in Social Work, Paramedic Science, Nursing and other professions.
You will need:
Eventually, you can apply for a job in:
PEARSON BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care (Health Studies)
This practical based course will be delivered through:-
Once your DBS form has been returned, you will attend placement 1 day each week in order to complete 100 hours over the year. The college will find your placement for you and you will be visited by a member of the health and social care team to ensure you are settled in well and to assess your progress.
Work placement is an integral part of the course, therefore completion of placement hours is mandatory.
Placements you might attend include residential care homes for elderly people, day centres for either elderly people or individuals with additional needs and care homes for people with learning/physical disabilities.
Three Units are externally assessed through an exam and one unit is externally assessed through a synoptic exam
All other units are internally assessed though the completion of written work.
Fill out our quick and easy application form HERE
Students aged 19+ will be subject to fees. Student finance offers help with Advanced Learner Loans and support to students, please contact Student Services on 01562 512003 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and advice.
You will be required to wear a uniform consisting of a polo shirt and sweatshirt
You will also need to pay for a DBS, uniform, textbooks and course materials such as pens, paper
Whilst on this course we would expect you to bring equipment to classes to assist with completing lesson takes, such as:-