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New Course for 2022

LEVEL 3 BTEC EXTENDED CERTIFICATE IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE

WHAT WILL BE STUDIED?

The Level 3 BTEC Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care is the equivalent to one A level. Throughout the course, students will have the opportunity to:

  • Explore the key aspects of growth and development and the factors which influence these
  • Study the interaction between the physical and psychological factors of the ageing process, and how this affects confidence and self-esteem
  • Discover the different roles and responsibilities of people who work in the field of health and social care
  • Gain an understanding of different sociological and psychological perspectives on development
  • Learn how to successfully support individuals who have additional needs or suffer from physiological disorders

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

Unit 1 Mandatory: There will be 1 x 90 minute written exam.

Unit 2: Mandatory: There will be 1 x 90 minute written exam.

Optional Units: 10, 11, 12 & 14: These units are chosen by the student and are completed in the form of coursework. Students are granted autonomy to present their coursework in a style which suits them.

WHAT NEXT?

This course successfully prepares students for careers within the health and social care sector. As this course is equivalent to an A level, students are able to go on to study a degree in a related field such as Social Work, Midwifery, Nursing or Occupational Therapy. Throughout the course, pupils are able to develop skills such as communication, independence, leadership and teamwork – all of which are skills highly valued by higher education institutions.

Faculty: Creative and Social                                     Exam board: Pearson

Entry criteria: 5 x grade 4 or above including English Language and Maths. No prior study of Health and Social Care at GCSE/Level 2 is required.

 

Contact Us

The Nottingham Emmanuel School
Gresham Park Road
West Bridgford
Nottingham
NG2 7YF
E-mail: admin@emmanuel.nottingham.sch.uk
Tel: 0115 977 5380

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