16-18 Courses, 16-18: Vocational

Health and Social Care (Level 3 Extended Diploma)

Course Overview

Entry requirements

GCSE Average Points Score: 3.5, Grade 4 English Language GCSE, Grade 4 Maths GCSE, 5 GCSEs at Grade 4

Course information

This advanced practical and academic course is for people who wish to pursue a career in health sciences and related professions.

A career in healthcare is rewarding and filled with amazing opportunities to progress. It's also one of the UKs most varied, fastest growing and largest employment sectors.

Study units include:

  • human lifespan development
  • working in health and social care
  • anatomy and physiology for health and social care
  • enquires into current research in health and social care
  • work experience in health and social care
  • promoting public health

The course consists of 13 units of which 4 units are externally assessed (2 exams in year 1 and 2 exams in year 2). This qualification is equivalent to 3 x A Levels.

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What Can This Course Lead To

Progress to university, further study or employment.

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