Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma in Health and Social Care
Four GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including maths and English or a level 2 qualification in a relevant subject area passed with merit or distinction with maths and English at grade 9-4 (or Functional Skills level 2 or above).
You will also be invited to attend an interview.
Future Study and Careers
Degree-level study at university or an apprenticeship.
Courses open to you at university include social work, midwifery and nursing.
Jobs you can apply for with this qualification include paramedic, nursing, midwifery, social worker, youth worker and paediatrician.
This course is for you if you are interested in deepening your knowledge of this diverse and global sector.
It will give you the knowledge and skills to help you decide which role in health and social care is right for you.
You will access inspirational teaching sessions to help you understand important topics in the industry.
You will look at the diverse range of employment opportunities including, healthcare, social work, clinical support and care work and the role of healthcare professionals such as nurses, doctors and midwives.
You will develop a strong understanding of healthcare work in hospitals and other settings such as GP surgeries, and you will complete 350 hours of work experience that will give you an excellent insight into the sector.