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Health and Social Care EDEXCEL BTEC Extended Diploma

Cornwall College Camborne | St Austell LEVEL: 3 Social Care & Health

Our courses will put you on the road to a great future; we have developed our qualifications in partnership with industry professionals to ensure the knowledge you gain is not only relevant and current, but will set you apart in the workplace. If you care about others and want a career in a sector that is the UK’s largest employer, this area is for you. Adult social care employs around 1.5 million people and the NHS is the world’s fifth largest employer. With people living longer there will be more jobs for health and care workers in the future.


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Ideal if:

You are keen to develop the skills required for a career in the health and care-related sector, or wish to progress to university study.

You’ll need:

4 GCSEs at grade C or 4, including English language, mathematics and science, or an equivalent qualification at merit grade or above.

You’ll learn:

From a total of 18 units taught over two years, with subjects including anatomy and physiology, public health, psychology and research. An integral part of your course is the work placement experience and you will complete at least 100 hours of work experience. You will also cover; communication , health and safety, duty of care, confidentiality, safeguarding, equality and inclusion and person-centred care.


to be assessed throughout your course with a variety of assignments, projects, case studies and practical exercises.

You’ll love:

The range of transferable skills and knowledge you'll gain, increasing your progression opportunities to a wide range of courses, including nursing, midwifery, physiotherapy, social work and paramedic training.

You’ll go on to:

Employment or university study such as our BSc (Hons) Health, Community & Social Sciences.


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