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Health and Social Care - Level 3

egg-timerFull Time
arrowLevel 3
calendar2 Years
pinLancaster & Morecambe College
Start date: 07/09/2020

This is an interesting and challenging two year full time course which is designed for students wishing to gain employment in the health and social care sector, or progress to university to study at degree level on a range of vocational and academic courses relating to health and social care.

Who is this Course for?

This course is designed for 16-18 year old and will be delivered as a study programme which includes math and English where applicable and work experience. The course will include a substantial amount of careers related learning designed to support progression to the suitable next step, this could include educational trips, employability skills and employer encounters such as guest speakers.

What progression and career opportunities will I gain?

On completion of the BTEC Level 3 Health and Social Care Extended Diploma, you have a number of options. This qualification enables you to apply for jobs within health and social care, such as support worker. You will also have the entry requirements for roles such as a Clinical Support Worker.

You will also be eligible to apply for further study, such as the HND Diploma in Health and Social Care at Lancaster & Morecambe College, or apply for Higher Education through UCAS to study for a degree at a number of universities.

Previous students have gone on to study

• HND Diploma in Health and Social Care

• Adult Nursing Degrees

• Social Work degrees

• Criminology and Psychology degrees

• Youth and Community Work degrees

• Occupational Therapy degrees

Employment routes of previous students:

• Support Worker

• Care Worker

• Medical Receptionist

• Teaching Assistant

You will need a qualification in Science to progress on to a Nursing related Degree at University.

What are the entry requirements for the course?

5 GCSEs at grade A*-C OR a Level 2 related qualification at a Merit PLUS GCSE maths and English at grade C/4 or higher. Entry criteria will be applied at the discretion of the course manager.

What do I do Next?

For information, advice and guidance or to apply please phone Student & Learning Services on 01524 521237 or 0800 306306

Download The Course Information Sheet