Health & Social Care - BTEC Certificate leading to Subsidary Diploma

Start (w/c): 02/09/2019 Full Time - To be arranged Nantgarw

Course Information

If you consider yourself to be a caring person who likes to look after others, then it is worth considering studying Health and Social Care.

What Will I Learn?

The course enables you the opportunity to gain essential skills and practical experience, which will prove to be a useful asset within the Health and Social Care sector. The modules covered on this course include:

Developing Effective Communication in Health & Social Care, Equality, Diversity and Rights in Health & Social Care, Health, Safety and Security in Health & Social Care, Nutrition for Health & Social Care, Safeguarding Adults and Promoting Independence and Physiological Disorders.

It is equivalent to 1 A Level and 60 credits (120 UCAS points).

Entry Requirements

You will require 5 GCSEs at Grades A*- C

You will be invited to attend an interview, and will undertake an assessment in literacy and numeracy, to establish any support required.


You will be assessed through coursework.


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Career Progression

  • Successful completion of this course can enable you to pursue a career in a number of areas, including; Nursing homes, Day centres, Hospitals, Occupational therapy departments, Radiography departments, Social care placements, Nurseries, Physiotherapy. Many learners apply to and are offered places at university to study for a degree in related subjects.


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