BTec Level 3 Health and Social Care

Faculty:  Science                                                                  Level: Level 3

Examination Board  / website : Edexcel

Assessment Details:

 58% external assessment (Exams), 42% internal assessment (coursework)

Course Outline:

Year 12

Unit 1 - Human lifespan development (Exam in June)

Unit 5 - Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs (Assignments throughout the year)

Year 13

Unit 2 - Working in Health and Social Care (Exam in June)

Unit 10 – Sociological perspectives (Assignments throughout the year)

Skills / Aptitudes required to be successful in this course :

  • RESEARCH: Finding relevant information in textbooks and online.

  • ESSAY WRITING SKILLS: Completing assignments in your own words. Including a  list of sources of information in a references section at the end of the assignment.

  • ICT SKILLS: Producing work using word / powerpoint and emailing the teacher completed coursework.

 Complementary Subjects:

  • A level Psychology

  • A Level Sociology

  • BTEC Level 3 Travel & Tourism

Pathways – Careers:

The course provides good experience for a number of jobs, including:

  • physiotherapists

  • care assistants

  • doctors

  • nurses, including midwives

  • social workers

  • counsellors

  • psychotherapists

  • paramedics

Course Leader

Timothy Butler - Head of Health and Social Care