Health and Social Care BTEC Level 2 Diploma
- Course Level: BTEC Level 2 Diploma
- Duration: 1 Year
- Start date: September 2012
- Qualification: Level 2 BTEC Diploma in Health and Social care.
- Awarded By: Edexcel
Introduction to course
The Level 2 BTEC Diploma course is designed to provide you with an introduction to the health and social care services, thus allowing you to explore a range of areas in this field. It is intended to give you practical as well as academic experience.
You will cover topics such as:
- Communication and individual rights within the sector
- Individual needs within the sectors
- Cultural diversity
- Anatomy and physiology
- Human lifespan development
- The impact of diet on health
4 GCSE grades D - E are normally required including English. Alternatively, a MERIT grade at BTEC Introductory level or GNVQ Foundation, in a relevant vocational area, would also be appropriate. A good reference from school is very important.
Where the course lead
The course will allow you to achieve a nationally recognised qualification that will enable you to enter employment as a care worker, or to progress to a higher vocational qualification such as Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care.
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