This course is designed for those who wish to pursue a career in health and social care in a supervisory role or wish to progress to university study upon completion of the L3 National Extended Diploma . You will develop a deep knowledge and understanding of a variety of subjects including meeting individual care and support needs, psychological perspectives as well as human lifespan development and working in health and social care (externally assessed units). In addition, an integral part of your study will be a one day a week mandatory work placement in a suitable health and social care setting. This will allow you to gain a variety of essential and transferrable skills that will increase your progression opportunity either to further study or work.
Our minimum entry criteria may be altered at any stage up to and including enrolment. All offers are subject to a successful interview and completion of an initial and diagnostic assessment.
For some of the programmes we offer you will require:
5 GCSE qualifications at grade A*- C or 9 - 4 including English and /or maths, or equivalent level2 vocational qualification at merit or above (or pass if equivalent level 2 vocational qualification if pass or fail only).
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You can work in a supervisory role in areas such as a registered care home, community work, the voluntary sector, a hospital or primary care trust.
Awarding body, assessment method and more
You may be able to progress to the BTEC L3 National Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care.
Coursework and examination
Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)