Health & Social Care National Subsidiary Diploma
Level : 3
Examination Board / website: Edexcel
Assessment Details: 100% Coursework
Written Examinations: N/A
Practical Examinations: N/A
Coursework: (Unit titles):
consists of three mandatory units providing a total of 180 guided learning hours (30 credits) plus optional units that provide for a combined total of 360 guided learning hours (GLH) or 60 credits for the completed qualification
Mandatory units include:
1. Developing Effective Communication in Health and Social Care
2. Equality, Diversity and Rights in Health and Social Care
3. Health, Safety and Security in Health and Social Care
Skills / Aptitudes required to be successful in this course :
BTEC Nationals give learners opportunities to develop and apply Functional Skills.
Functional Skills are offered as stand-alone qualifications at Level 2. Individual units give opportunities to cover ICT, Mathematics and English Functional Skills.
Opportunities are available to develop personal, learning and thinking skills (PLTS).
Goes well with : Travel and Tourism, Sociology, Psychology, Religious Education
Pathways – Career and /or further study possibilities, using this subject: Yes if you wish to progress in Nursing, Midwifery, or to Key Worker/Support Worker in a Social Care setting