BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care

Apply From: 15th of June 2018
Application Deadline: 23rd of March 2020
Start Date:

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Entry Requirements

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.

Course Content

  • 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.

Study Methods

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.