BTEC Level 2 First Ext Certificate in Health & Social Care

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


Religious Studies 003

This one year, full-time course gives students the opportunity to gain a broad understanding of Health & Social Care as well as giving a more in-depth understanding of specific specialist areas. The course also encourages students to gain and broaden their personal skill set and knowledge in order to be successful in working life.

This course can be taken alongside English Language or Maths GCSE retakes.

  • Course units...

    Unit 01: Human Lifespan Development

    Unit 02: Health and Social Care Values

    Unit 03: Effective Communication

    Unit 09: Healthy Living


    Additional specialist units

    Unit 04: Social Influences

    Unit 05: Promoting Health and Wellbeing

    Unit 06: The Impact of Nutrition on Health and Wellbeing

    Unit 07: 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 at least 60% coursework and two external examinations. You will have two opportunities to sit the exam.

  • 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 Ext Diploma in Health & Social Care or industry related apprenticeships.

  • 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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