health and social care

LEVEL 3 SINGLE

HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE - LEVEL 3 SINGLE

Throughout the course, you will explore a variety of topics through classroom based learning. This includes lecture style sessions, group work, research projects, flip learning and individual assignment based study. Real world scenarios are embedded in the course to allow students to access current trends and changes in the sector.

Course duration:

2 years.

Entry requirements:

A standard of literacy, numeracy and general education equivalent to five GCSEs grade 4+ including 4 in English Language and/or Literature and Maths

What students will learn:

Human Lifespan Development, Working in Health and Social Care, Meeting Individual Care And Support Needs and Physiological Disorders.

How students will learn:

Throughout the course, you will explore a variety of topics through classroom based learning. This includes lecture style sessions, group work, research projects, flip learning and individual assignment based study. 

Real world scenarios are embedded in the course to allow students to access current trends and changes in the sector. 

Assessment:

Written exams, course work.

Student profile:

An interest to work in a field that offers a diverse career route. If you are an approachable, trustworthy and enthusiastic person, who wants to make a difference, then this course may be for you.

Enrichment opportunities:

Intro to First Aid / AED are part of the course, visiting lecturers/professionals from Health, Social Work and Medical related fields, event days with the Universities of Portsmouth, Southampton, Chichester and Winchester.

Possible combinations:

BTEC Level 3 Applied Human Biology, BTEC Level 3 Applied Science, BTEC Level 3 Applied Psychology, Level 3 Criminology, BTEC Level 3 Applied Law, BTEC Level 3 Business.

Progression routes:

Preparation for health and social care related employment, apprenticeships or HE/degree programmes.

Potential university courses:

Nursing (Adult, Child or Mental Health), Paramedic Science, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Operating Department Practitioner, Midwifery, Primary Education.

Potential career paths:

Health and social care related employment, apprenticeships, careers in the care sector, support worker, early years and NHS administrative roles.

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