Health & Social Care (BTEC)

This course is an ideal choice if you want to pursue a career in nursing, midwifery, health promotion, occupational therapy or speech therapy. It covers a range of subjects including public health, effective communication in health, equality and diversity, rights and also working in the health sector. It also covers anatomy and physiology, taking into account the physiological disorders you might encounter. You will also have an opportunity to study skills in communication, numeracy and literacy, and IT. In addition, there will be specific units to enable you to acquire study skills for university.

Exam Board: EDEXCEL
Tiered Exam: No

How is the course assessed?

25% examination and 75% coursework

Are there controlled assessments?

Yes, there is continuous assessment through assignments

What is covered on the course?

Human lifespan development; health and social care values; social influences on health and well being; impact of nutrition on health and wellbeing.

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Subject Leader: Mrs S Saunders