Health & Social Care at Post 16

BTEC Health & Social Care

Duration: 2 Years

What will I Study?

A BTEC National is a 2 year applied learning course that would normally be studied alongside a range of traditional A Level programmes or another BTEC National.

  • The Extended Certificate is equivalent to 1 A Level and carries a maximum of 140 UCAS points.
  • The Diploma is equivalent to 2 A Levels and carries a maximum of 280 UCAS points.
  • The Extended Diploma is equivalent to 3 A Levels and carries a Maximum of 420 UCAS points.

Health and Social Care has a 100% pass rate at Post 16.

You will study a variety of topics including:

  • Human lifespan development
  • Working in Health and Social Care
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Meeting individual care and support needs
  • Work experience in Health and Social Care
  • Promoting public health
  • Infection prevention and control
  • Principles of safe practice in Health and Social Care