Health and Social Care


This two-year Health and Social Care course explores many aspects of health and social care including human development, physiological disorders and meeting individual needs. This course is designed to give a theoretical understanding of the health and social care sector by exploring themes such as causes of disease, additional needs and the role of professionals.

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Level: Vocational (level 3)
Type: Single award

Course Details

Begin with the end in mind

Nurse, social worker, occupational therapy, paramedic science, care worker, youth worker, amongst many health-related vocations.

Nursing, Social Work, Childhood Studies, Occupational Therapy, Paramedic Science, Youth Studies.

Topics you'll cover

  • Human development
  • Meeting individual care needs
  • Working in health and social care
  • Physiological disorder.

Assessment and Qualification

  • 50% Exam
  • 50% Coursework
  • Exam board: Pearson
  • BTEC Certificate (level 3)
  • Equivalent to one A Level.

Course entry requirements

At least five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English Language, Maths and a Science.

Additional information

During your studies you will have access to extra materials and activities as part of your course. These extra items (such as equipment, study guides and workbooks etc.) are built into the normal day-to-day running of our courses and so we ask students to make an annual payment towards these additional costs.

 A copy of our course payment breakdown can be course payment breakdown.