What will I learn?
This year leads towards a BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Health and Social Care (equivalent to an AS Level).
This year leads towards a BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Health and Social Care (equivalent to an A Level). Within our professional and supportive environment you will have respect for other’s views and opinions, show commitment and take responsibility for reaching your full potential, with a strong emphasis on team work.
• Developing effective communication
• Equality, diversity and rights
• Health, safety and security
• Development Through the Life Stage
You will work alongside professionals in your choice of work placement one day a week to put knowledge learnt into practice. An end of course outing celebrates the successful completion of the course and your achievements.
What grades will I need?
Five GCSEs at 9–4/A*–C (Including English Language and Maths or Science) or a Distinction in BTEC Level 2 Health and Social Care (including a minimum Level 4 in GCSE English and a minimum Level 4 in GCSE Maths or a pass in Level 2 Science).
How will I be assessed?
Coursework and final assessment.
Where will it lead me?
Depending on what other subjects are studied alongside the Subsidiary Diploma in Health and Social Care a range of Higher Education courses are available, including; Midwifery/Nursing, Teaching, Psychology, Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy.
- Social worker
- Mental health worker
- Nursing and midwifery
- Physiotherapist, occupational therapist and play therapist
- Creche worker
There will be the opportunity for you to study alongside other AS Levels of your choice.