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Schools 14-16 - Combined Level 1/2 Pearsons BTEC Award in Health and Social Care and Level 2 Award in Child Development

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Level: 2

Location: The RoundHouse

Years: 2

Weeks: 36

Hours: 3.00

Start: 09/09/2019

Days / Times:

Tuition (£): 0.00*

Interview: Y

Course Summary

This course will provide a basic introduction to both the Health and Social Care and Early Years sectors. Students will develop  knowledge and understanding through applying their learning to work related contexts and gain the skills they need for further study.

Entry requirements

An interview with staff from the Early years and Health and Social care team will form part of the selection process. This will be supported by scored teacher assessments provided by the school. Applicants also need to demonstrate a recognised interest in the care sector.

Course Content

You will undertake the following units:

Health and Social Care

  • Human Lifespan Development
  • Health and Social Care Services and Values
  • Health and well being

Early Years

  • Introduction to working with children 0-5 years
  • Development and well being of children 0-5 years
  • Child care and development of children 0-5 years

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by a combination of assignments and exams.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?


What can I do after this course?

Further Study

Level 2/3 programmes in either Early Years or Health and Social Care.


A variety of roles within either sectors such as Health Care assistant or Early years practitioner.

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* Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are not entitled to any concessions.
*** Co-Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are entitled to any partial concessions.

This course is run at the Roundhouse Campus

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