BTEC Level 2 First Ext Certificate in Health & Social Care

  • Course type: BTEC Level 2 Certificate
  • Awarding/exam body: Edexcel


Religious Studies 003

This programme is an excellent choice for students who have studied the subject at GCSE or BTEC Certificate level. Students will have an opportunity to study the subject in more depth and to retake English or maths GCSE. It is then possible to progress to Level 3 and gain valuable skills for higher education or employment.

  • Course units...


    Unit 1: Human Lifespan Development

    Unit 2: Health and Social Care Values Mandatory Unit

    Unit 3: Effective Communication

    Unit 9: Healthy Living


    Unit 4: Social Influences

    Unit 5: Promoting Health and Wellbeing

    Unit 6: The Impact of Nutrition on Health and Wellbeing

    Unit 7: Equality and Diversity

    Unit 10: Human Body Systems and Care of Disorders

    Unit 12: Creative and Therapeutic Activities

  • Course assessment...

    The course is assessed through coursework and two external examinations.

  • This course can lead to...

    Successful completion offers students several routes for progression:

    • Direct entry into employment
    • Further learning opportunities within employment
    • Progression to BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care.
  • Entry requirements...

    You will be required to have 4 GCSEs at Grade 3 (including Grade 3 in English Language and Maths)

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