Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care

Course Overview

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care is equivalent to 3 A-Levels and is aimed at people who want to pursue a career in Health or Social Care, or progress into Higher Education to undertake a Degree programme. It provides a practical insight into a range of Health & Social Care related topics and will include a substantial amount of valuable work experience.

Health and Social Care is an extremely varied and rewarding career, offering opportunities to help and care for people. Whether you’re a nurse looking after patients on a ward, a social worker protecting vunerable people – you will be making a difference to people’s lives every single day.

Contributing to the health and well-being of millions of people every day is an attractive feature of working within this industry. Though filled with challenges, through the health and social care industry, you will be able to meet people from all walks of life.

Entry Requirements

Students must be aged 18 years or over.
Minimum 4 GCSEs at grade A*-C or appropriate vocational qualification at Level 2 including English and Mathematics orĀ  an equivalent such as IGCSE or Functional Skills Level 2 qualification, or a BTEC first Diploma.
Mature students (over 21 years of age) may be exempt from this requirement on grounds of experience.

Level Level 3
Duration 12-14 Months
Awarding Body Pearson
Method of Study Fulltime - Blended
Fee £7,395

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