Level 1/2 BTEC Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care

Level 1/2 BTEC Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care

Course Code: L12HLSC Duration: 1 Year Attendance: Full Time Location: Farnborough Campus Start Date: 09/09/2024    

My Farnborough Story


About the 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, helping with your transition into either Level 3 or the workplace
  • 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  



Additional costs will be incurred for a DBS check, polo shirt, visits and textbooks.

Contact Us

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

Your course

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 (among others)

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

Your future

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.

Entry Requirements

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

From School

  • Four GCSEs at grades 9-3
  • To include English language and either maths or science GCSEs at grades 9-3

From College

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

Ask a Question

Course Enquiry

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You can apply for this course online.

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