BTEC Tech Award Level 2 in Health and Social Care – Edexcel exam board

Subject Information

The BTEC Health and Social Care programme is aimed to support our learners to succeed and progress in their education.

The course has been developed to:

Give learners a more focused understanding of health and social care through the selection of optional specialist units.

Give learners the opportunity to develop a range of personal skills and techniques, through the selection of units that are essential for successful performance in working life.

Give opportunities for learners to achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 Health and Social Care qualification.

Support progression into a more specialised Level 3 vocational or academic course or into an apprenticeship.

Why study Health and Social Care?

On successful completion of the BTEC First Certificate students may progress on to the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care or other BTEC Level 3 course, or alternatively an apprenticeship or training position. This course could, thereafter, lead to careers such as:

  • Nursing
  • Social Work
  • Mental Health
  • Childcare
  • Support Work
  • Youth and Community Work