BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate (equivalent to one A Level subject option block)
BTEC Level 3 Diploma (equivalent to two A Level subject option blocks)
Five GCSE Grade 4s including Maths & English Language.
What is it?
The perfect way to start on a journey into a career in Health & Social Care. Examine different areas of care so you can understand which career path and field of work suits you best.
Why choose this subject at BSFC?
The Health & Social Care department has a team of teachers who come from a full spectrum of specialisms within the Health and Social Care sector and have years of experience both working and teaching in the area. They will help students develop their skills and knowledge, and turn what can start as just an interest in a career in helping others into a vocation.
What will I study?
Amongst the modules studied in the courses are: Human life span development; Meeting individual care & support needs, Working in Health & Social Care; Psychological perspectives.
How will I be assessed?
Coursework; controlled assessments; externally set exam.
How will this subject prepare me for the world of work?
These courses prepare students for a wide range of careers within the care field such as nursing, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, social work and working with children in a variety of settings.