Health and Social Care

This course is available as a BTEC Option course at KS4, it is designed to help you prepare for work in a range of Health & Social Care occupations.

You will study two core units within the Health & Social Care Sectors:

Unit 1: Human Lifespan and Development (external assessment)

Unit 2: Health and Social Care Values (controlled assessment)

You will also study two specialist units which are controlled assessments:

  • Effective communication in Health and Social Care
  • The Impact of Nutrition on Diet and Health

All specialist units are assessed through coursework and an overall grade for the qualification is awarded.

You may gain a Level 1/ 2 BTEC First award in Health & Social Care, which you may then proceed to study a Level 3 qualification in KS5.