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.