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Health and Social Care (Entry 3 BTEC Diploma) - Full-time

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Course outline

This course is perfect if you’d like to explore a career in Health & Social Care and prepare for higher level courses in this subject.

You’ll learn a range of topics to give you an introduction to people’s health need and creative and leisure activities for children and adults in care settings, for example.

You can expect a supportive environment with plenty of opportunity to develop your employability and study skills

Topics include:

  • Investigating rights and responsibilities at work
  • Managing your health at work
  • Preparing for work placement
  • Health needs
  • Introduction to creative and leisure activities for children and adults
  • Creative and leisure activities for adults in health and social care
  • Promoting healthy eating in care
  • Communication with adults and children in health and social care
  • Job opportunities in health and social care
  • Carrying out an individual project
  • Working in a team

How to apply for this course

Apply online now for 2021/22.

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Location Date
111 Canal Street

Start: 6th September 2021

Course code: C027167 / Q027170


Health and Social Care Entry 3 BTEC Diploma


1 year

Level Entry Level
Entry requirements

You’ll need to complete an initial assessment to check this course is right for you. ESOL students must have passed and have certificates in ESOL Entry 3 Reading, Entry 3 Writing and Entry 3 Listening and Speaking (all skills).


Assessment is conducted internally with booklets, leaflets and assignments.


Choose to follow with a Level 1 course such as the Introduction to Health, Social Care, and Children’s & Young People’s Settings.

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