BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care
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4 GCSEs grade D (grade 3) or above in English or maths or a relevant Level 1 course at merit/distinction or above.
Who is the course for
This course has been designed to provide a broad education as a basis for further training, further and high education or for moving into employment in health and social care. Students develop the general skill, knowledge and understanding.
- Human Lifespan Development (External)
- Healthy Living (External)
- Health and Social Care Value
- Effective Communication in Health and Social Care
- Equality and Diversity in Health and Social Care
Work experience is an integral part of the course and students will be supported to find a work placement.
Full time study 4 days in college and 1 day in work placement.
How is the course assessed
The course is assessed both externally (2 units) and internally. Internally assessed units includes mixture of written assessment, recording/observations of practical work and presentations.
Where next - Further Studies
Level 3 vocational qualifications, such as BTEC Nationals in Health and Social Care or the Level 3 National in Children’s Play, Learning and Development.
Where next - Job Opportunities
Employment in a relevant health and social care setting or community work.