Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care (VRQ)
Health, Public Services and Care
What will you be working towards?
||National Award (BTEC)
This course consists of a wide variety of units which will prepare people for further study at university or entry to employment in various health and social care environments. There is a significant work placement element of this programme, in which you will gather valuable skills and experience with one of our many partner organisations.
Units you may study include:
Human growth and development
Infection prevention and control
Anatomy and physiology
Equality, diversity and rights
How will it be delivered?
2 Course Duration (Years)
95% Assessment - Coursework
5% Assessment - Exam
Ideally at least 5 GCSEs at grade 9-5 or A*-C including English and Maths or a Level 2 qualification, but this is subject to discussion at your interview. If you haven't already achieved a GCSE grade 5 or grade C in English or Maths, then you will study either GCSE or Functional Skills English or Maths alongside your other qualifications.