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If you are interested in working with people of a variety of ages and in a range of settings the Health & Social Care BTEC may be for you. You will cover working with babies or children, people with special needs or learning difficulties, families and young people, and the elderly. Furthermore, if you are an approachable, trustworthy and enthusiastic person this course may be naturally suited to you.
As part of the Diploma and Extended Diploma courses, you will also get the chance to complete a minimum of 100 placement hours in a range of settings.
If you apply for the Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care you will have the opportunity to be considered for the NHS Careers Plus course.
This is a bespoke course for those interested in working with people of a variety of ages and in a hospital setting. Additionally, learners will be studying the Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care alongside a 2-day placement within the NHS, through Lancashire Teaching Hospitals.
NHS Careers Plus is a unique opportunity to work closely with health professionals and a range of client groups.
Studying Health and Social Care will enable you to progress into Higher Education to pursue many different careers. Careers including – Adult, Children or Mental Health Nursing, Radiography, Social Work, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Public Health Degrees, Midwifery and many more!
Alternatively, you may choose to progress into a related apprenticeship or training position or study another subject at 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 this course.
BTEC Extended Certificate this is equivalent to 1 A-Level
A BTEC Diploma, this is equivalent to 2 A-Levels
Also, a BTEC Extended Diploma, this is equivalent to 3 A-Levels