Health & Social Care BTEC Level 3


Working in the health and social care sector is extraordinarily rewarding, but it is also a demanding one where your skills will make all the difference to your clients.

Further study at university, an apprenticeship or stepping into employment are all open to you on successful completion of your studies. Whichever route you choose, this course provides a firm foundation on which to build your future.

This BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Health and Social Care is 100% coursework. You will study the following seven units:

  • Developing Effective Communication in Health and Social Care
  • Equality, Diversity and Rights in Health and Social Care
  • Development through the Life Stages
  • Health and Safety in Health and Social Care
  • Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care
  • Sociological Perspectives for Health and Social Care
  • Psychological Perspectives for Health and Social Care

Your future

Our students go on to study a wide range of higher education degree courses including Nursing, Midwifery, Teaching, Social work, Psychology, Counselling, Sociology and many others.


Level: BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (2 year course equivalent to 1 A Level).

Entry Requirements:

General College entry requirements.

Grade 4 or above in GCSE English (essential).

Pass grade if you have studied L2 BTEC Health and Social Care.

Grade 4 or above in GCSE Maths (desirable).

Great subjects to partner Health & Social Care NQF BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate:

Psychology, Sociology, BTEC Level 3 Law, BTEC Applied Science, English, Biology and Physical Education all partner well with this course.

If you’d like to discuss either this course is right for you, please get in touch.

Contact: Mrs C Prescott


For more information contact

Name: Mrs. C. Prescott
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