Level Two BTEC Extended Certificate and Diploma in Health and Social Care
This course offers the opportunity to develop skills, knowledge and understanding in health and social care. You will have the opportunity to apply learning in a practical and realistic way. In addition, you will develop key skills that are highly valued by employers. This course is equivalent to four GCSEs at grades A* to C.
To take into account
- A minimum of four GCSEs at grade D or above, or equivalent qualifications such as the Level One Introduction to Health and Social Care and Early Years at merit level), or equivalent qualifications
- Satisfactory record of achievement/references
- A genuine interest in health and social care
- Satisfactory College interview and initial assessment
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What you'll learn on the course
- Health and Social Care
- Human lifespan development
- Health and social care values
- Effective communication
- Equality and diversity
- Individual rights in health and social care
- Healthy living
- Social influences on health and wellbeing
- Promoting health and wellbeing
- The impact of nutrition on health and wellbeing
- Human body systems and care of disorders
- Services in health and social care
You will also have the opportunity to complete placements in a variety of health and social care settings. This course has a mixture of mandatory and optional units. Two mandatory units are assessed through an exam.
A variety of assessment methods are used including assignments, presentations, displays and written reports. Two of the units are assessed in part by an exam.Our values
- Quality Focused quality is at the heart of all we do, we are all accountable for performance and results.
- Ambitious achieving success for our learners, staff, businesses and communities.
- Enterprising innovative and responsive, encouraging new ideas to generate developments, income and efficiencies in our operations.
- Resilient embracing change and being determined to succeed.
- Respectful to each other, advancing equality of opportunities and promoting diversity
- Caring safeguarding young people and vulnerable adults, providing a safe, inclusive and considerate environment for all members of the college community.