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You will focus on health care, which looks at the treatment, diagnosis and prevention of health conditions, illness and injuries, and also social care, studying the care, protection or support for individuals who are at risk or in need.
If you are an approachable, trustworthy and enthusiastic person, this course may be for you.
All students will study:
If you are studying the Diploma or Extended Diploma you will also study:
In addition to all of the above, if you are studying the Extended Diploma you will also study:
Studying Health and Social Care will allow you to apply for higher education courses and supports progression in to the following areas:
Extended diploma (human biology focus):
*please check the entry requirements for each university as some will require science as a separate subject
The Diploma or Extended Certificate, combined with other relevant subjects supports:
Alternatively, you may choose to progress into a related apprenticeship or training position or study another subject at a degree level.
At least five 4s at GCSE including at least a 4 in English Language or Maths.
NOTE: Completion of a Disclosure and Barring Service Application (DBS) is compulsory as gaining work experience with a range of vulnerable client groups is an essential requirement of the diploma and extended diploma courses.
BTEC Extended Certificate is equivalent to 1 A-Level
BTEC Diploma, this is equivalent to 2 A-Levels
BTEC Extended Diploma, this is equivalent to 3 A-Levels
BTEC Applied Science, Psychology, Sociology, Biology, Criminology and Core Maths.
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