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BTEC Level 2 First Certificate

Health and Social Care BTEC First Level 2

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What is BTEC Health and Social Care?

Do you have the desire to work with people in a range of health, social care or educational settings? Are you approachable, trustworthy and enthusiastic? If so, a Health and Social Care BTEC First Level 2 Certificate may be the course for you.

This course is designed to embed alongside two GCSE resits. For those students resitting one GCSE, they will complete 70 hours placement with clients who receive care and support.

What Will You Study?

  • Communication
  • Health & Safety
  • Care Values

What Next?

On successful completion of the BTEC First Certificate, you may progress onto the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care or another BTEC Level 3 course offered at the College. Alternatively, you could secure an apprenticeship or training position.

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Entry Requirements

At least three 3’s at GCSE, including at least a 4 in English Language or Maths.

Course Type

BTEC Extended First Certificate

What other subjects go well with this subject?

GCSE in Maths and/or English Language.

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