The BTEC National Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care (Level 3) Programme will give students the opportunity to apply their knowledge and understanding in a practical context and gain relevant work experience which will improve their employability prospects. Students as part of their programme have to undertake a minimum of 72 hours per year in a Health and Social Care setting.
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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 students 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 students will be able to move on to university level courses an apprenticeship or employment.
Students 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.