Level 1/2 BTEC Extended Certificate in Health and Socia Level 1/2 BTEC Extended Certificate in Health and Socia
Farnborough College of Technology
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About

About this course

This course is for school leavers looking to kick-start their career in the care services sector. This one-year programme will provide you with an introduction into health and social care, preparing you to progress onto the Level 3 in Health and Social care or employment.

  • You will have the opportunity to attend a two week work placement
  • Careers related to health and social care include nursing, midwifery, social work, health care assistant or paramedic practice
  • Discover the role played by professionals within a health and social care setting
  • Our purpose-built spaces include a hospital cubicle  

According to the EMSI, by 2024 there is expected to be an 11% increase in employment for health assistants, with 8034 positions in the area. This makes health and social care a popular course to study in our region. During your studies you will discover health and social care values, along with human lifespan development.

Costs

Additional costs will be incurred for a DBS check, polo shirt, visits and textbook. Further details will be advised at interview.

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If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.

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Studies include

What modules are covered?

Core units

  • Human lifespan development. (External exam)
  • Health and Social Care values

    Mandatory units

  • Effective communication in Health and Social Care
  • Healthy living (External exam)

    Optional Units

  • Promoting health and well being
  • Human body systems and care disorders
  • Creative and therapeutic activities in health and social care.
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Progression

What Next?

Successful completion of the course will enable you to progress to the BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care. Alternatively, you may wish to apply for employment in the care sector.

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Entry Requirements

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

From School

  • Four GCSEs at grades 9-3
  • To include English or maths GCSEs at grades 9-3

From College

  • Relevant level 1 qualification
  • English and maths at level 1 or higher
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