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Level 3 BTEC National Extended Certificate in Health & Social Care

  • LEVEL 3

Course Overview

Do you want to work in the care industry, maybe nursing or child care? This is an interesting and demanding course with a strong theoretical base that will help you prepare by equipping you with the communication skills, organisational ability and understanding of the core values of the care sector.

This is an ideal course to develop the skills needed to work in a care setting or go on to a degree programme in health and social care. Learn how to offer and promote quality care, learn about effective communication, equality, diversity and rights and development through the life stages and care values.
Gain knowledge in health and safety, anatomy and physiology and sociological perspectives.

Course Code


End Date

Fri, 26 Jun 2026

Entry Requirements

For BTEC Level 3 courses students must have a minimum of 4 GSCEs grade 9-4 (A*-C) which may include 1 BTEC and either GCSE English or GCSE Maths at grad...

Course information

2 Years

Coursework that may include writing reports, researching and evaluating topics and case studies, as well as creating presentations, designing posters and role play activities as well as some external assessments.

Level 3 EDEXCEL BTEC National Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care

During your two years of study you will undertake a work placement. You will also hear from a variety of industry speakers, visit careers’ fairs and attend workshops, trips and visits.

Level 3

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