BTEC Health and Social Care

Why Study?

Accepted by a range of institutions and HE and FE, provides an understanding of individual differences and effective communication skills and strategies when dealing with a range of individuals making it desired qualification in a range of businesses and roles.

Course Content

Year 1 

Unit 1 Externally Examined; Human life Span Development.  

You will learn about psychological theories used to explain attachment, stress and language development.   As well as researching genetically inherited conditions like colour blindness and debating the nature nurture debate.

Unit 5 –Course Work; Meeting Individual Care Needs

You will learn about the importance multidisciplinary working in care settings like mental health wards and how to effectively plan care for individuals.  Learning will be based on real life case studies of individuals in receipt of care

Year 2 

Unit 2 Externally Examined: working in health and social care 

You will learn about the roles and responsibilities undertaken by midwives, youth workers and occupational therapists; how to support rehabilitation for people that are ill and conflict management. 

Unit 14: Physiological diseases

You will learn about the different illnesses and disease across the life span and methods of assessing and treating them.

Progression Routes

Accepted for at a large range of institutions and for a large range of courses. Students who take this course can then go onto University or employment. University options include: Psychology, Criminology, Nursing and health related field, Teaching, Medicine, Early years care. Employment options include: NHS, Police, Managerial roles, Customer service, Mental health work (including counselling), Learning Disabilities work, Care work.

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