Enrichment week (w/c July 15th 2019). Spaces available in Year 8.

KS4 Health & Social Care

BTEC TECH AWARD IN HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE

AN INTRODUCTION TO THE COURSE

BTEC Health & Social Care is a practical, work-related course. You will learn by completing   projects              and assignments based on realistic workplace situations and activities. You need to enjoy research                    and working both independently and with others. You also need to be organised and to be good at               English. Having completed this vocational course, you may wish to progress to a higher level             qualification relevant to this sector e.g. further study at Advanced Level or BTEC Subsidiary Diploma. You could study or train to work in nursing or health care, social work with people of all ages, teaching, nursery or pre-school education.

WHAT THE COURSE INVOLVES

You will need to complete coursework for 6 units as follows:-

  • Unit 1 Human Lifespan Development
  • Unit 2 Health and Social Care Values
  • Unit 3 Health & Wellbeing (External Exam)

HOW THE COURSE IS ASSESSED

One unit will be externally assessed in a two hour examination and other units are assessed within school. An overall grade for the qualification is awarded.

This course is worth the equivalent of 1 GCSE and is awarded a Pass, Merit, Distinction & Distinction*