Health & Social Care


BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Health & Social Care

Exam board: Pearson

The qualification is equivalent in size to one A-Level

Why study BTEC Health & Social Care?

From working with young children to working with adults, studying Health and Social Care will give you the skills to enter a very wide range of careers, whether you choose the apprenticeship route or university study. Health and Social Care gives you the choice to specialise in an area of care such as nursery, child care, social work or to move into a wide variety of other careers in the care sector such as nursing, counselling, occupational therapy, teaching assistant, nursery nurse and the police.

What will you study?

  • Unit 1 – Human Lifespan Development (Exam)
  • Unit 2 – Working in Health and Social Care (Exam)
  • Unit 5 – Meeting individual Care and Support Needs
  • Unit 14 – Physiological Disorders and their care

Who is the course suitable for?

This course is suitable for students who are interested in learning about the health and social care sector.