The Green School for Girls

Let your
Light shine

Matthew 5:16

Health and Social Care

 

Head of Faculty Ms A White

BTEC Quality Nominee Miss R Rose

 

 Health & Social Care will prepare you for a career in one of the wide range of related professions.  The BTEC course has a very strong focus on the health and well-being of individuals within society.  It is designed to stimulate and challenge students. It is assessed through a combination of internal assignments and external exams. These activities are enjoyable, interactive and suitable for all learning styles.  

How will it be assessed?

 BTEC National Extended Certificate—two-year linear course. Board: EDEXCEL
The BTEC Diploma is a level 3 qualification equivalent to one A-Level  (4 units)
Unit 1—Human Lifespan Development (External Exam)
Unit 2- Working in Health & Social Care  (External Exam)
Unit 5—Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs
Unit 11—Psychological Perspectives

BTEC National Diploma—two-year linear course. Board: EDEXCEL
The BTEC Diploma is a level 3 qualification equivalent to two A-Levels   (8 units)
Unit 1—Human Lifespan Development (External Exam)
Unit 2- Working in Health & Social Care  (External Exam)
Unit 4—Enquiries into Current Research in Health and Social Care (Externally assessed)
Unit 5—Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs
Unit 7—Principles of Safe Practice in Health and Social Care
Unit 8—Promoting Public Health
Unit 11 -  Psychological Perspectives
Unit  19 —Nutritional Health

Both qualifications are graded as a P (Pass), M (Merit) or D (Distinction). 

 Where will it lead?

A BTEC in Health & Social Care will enable you to enter into employment at various levels in the Health and Social Care sector such as; nursing, midwifery, social work or Early Years Teaching. The BTEC level 3 qualification is equivalent to A-level standard and may fulfil UCAS entry requirement for university to study for a Health and Social care related degree.

 Enrichment opportunities

Students will get opportunities to hear guest speakers either in school or by visiting a variety of health and social care settings, as well as universities.

 Entry requirements

Average GCSE point score of 4.5 including grade 4 (or above) in English Language or Maths.