BTEC Health & Social Care

This popular course offers a great foundation of study for the health and social care sector.

You will learn about the various care settings, as well as getting a chance to apply all you’ve learnt into a practical setting on work placements.

Why study Health and Social Care?

This course offers a practical and vocational route into fields of Health & Social Care employment.

Students are given access to a wide range of specialist equipment and they benefit from placements within the St Helens & Knowsley NHS Trust.

To study at Cowley Sixth Form College, you must have achieved a minimum of five GCSEs or equivalent, graded 9 – 4, across four separate subjects, including GCSE Mathematics and English Language.

In addition, a positive college interview is required.

There is a combination of coursework and external examinations.

Past students have gone onto a variety of courses at university, such as: Nursing, Health and Social Care, Radiography and Physiotherapy.

Areas of employment that students could progress onto include: social care, social services, public health and local Government.

I enjoyed studying Health and Social Care at high school so I wanted to carry on at sixth form.

I find exams quite stressful, so I like this course because it is not fully reliant on exams at the end.

The small class sizes here allow you to have more interaction with teachers.

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