BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care (Year 2)

This course is for students who have successfully completed and passed the BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma. An Extended Diploma is a practical, work-related course. Your assignments are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. As well as learning about the employment area you have chosen, you develop the skills you need to start a career. This qualification is equivalent to three A Levels, which means that when you have finished the course you may choose to go into full-time employment or higher education. 


Course Content

Students study a number of units including:


• Research Perspective

• Safeguarding Adults and Promoting Independence

• Health Promotion

• Public Health

• Physiological Disorders

• Plus a reasearch project

Entry Requirements

This course is a step-up from the 90 Credit Diploma in Health and Social Care which you will have successfully completed and passed in order to progress to year two.  Selection is by interview with the course tutors and a satisfactory reference is required.

Duration and Delivery

One year, full-time


A university degree e.g. Nursing, Social Work, Occupational Health, Midwifery or employment in hospitals, residential homes and health centres.

Additional Information

Students aged under 19 years do not pay tuition fees.


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