Achieving Excellence Beyond Belief
Sandy Upper School

Health & Social Care

Course Title: BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care
Syllabus Code: n/a
Exam Board: Pearson BTEC Level 3 Nationals Web link

Year 1 Term1

  • Unit 1 Human Lifespan Development( examined)
  • A) Human growth and development through the life stages
  • B) Factors affecting human growth and development
  • C)Effects of ageing

Year 1 Term2

  • Unit 14 Physiological Disorders and their Care (coursework)
  • A) Investigate the causes and effects of physiological disorders
  • B) Examine the investigation and diagnosis of physiological disorders
  • C) Examine treatment and support for service users with physiological disorders
  • D) Develop a treatment plan for service users with physiological disorders to meet their needs.

Year 1 Term3

  • Exam for Unit 1 mid-May
  • Unit 2 Working in Health and Social Care (examined)
  • A) The roles and responsibilities of people who work in the health and social care sector
  • B) The roles of organisations in health and social care

Year 2 Term1

  • C) Working with people with specific needs in the health and social care sector
  • Unit 5 meeting Individual Care and Support Needs (coursework)
  • A) Examine principle, values and skills which underpin meeting the care and support needs of individuals
  • B) Examine the ethical issues involved when providing care and support needs to overcome challenges

Year 2 Term2

  • Exam for Unit 2 mid-January
  • C) Investigate the principles behind enabling individuals with care and support needs to overcome challenges
  • D) Investigate the roles of professionals and how they work together to provide the care and support necessary to meet individuals needs
  • Coursework internally moderated and externally assessed by end of March

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