The BTEC National Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care (Level 3) Programme will give Learners the opportunity to apply their knowledge and understanding in a practical context and gain relevant work experience, which will improve their employability prospects. Learners as part of their programme have to undertake a minimum of 72 hours per year in a Health and Social Care setting.
- Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...
You will need five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including GCSE English Language and Maths at grade 3 or above.
Internal assessed assignments and exam based external assessments.
Aims of the course
This programme aims to give learners the in-depth knowledge and skills needed to have a successful career in the Health and Social Care industry, an apprenticeship or move onto a university level course.
After this programme learners will be able to move on to university level courses, an apprenticeship or employment
Learners will complete some units in practical setting such as day centres and carry out a work placement in a health and social care setting.
On successful completion of the course you could enter employment in the healthcare industry or with further study you may want to look at a career in social work, nursing, midwifery, occupational therapy or teaching.