BTEC Nationals Health and Social Care (2010) - QCF

Here you’ll find support for teaching and studying BTEC Nationals in Health and Social Care (QCF). These vocational qualifications help level 3 students develop the practical knowledge, skills and understanding they need to prepare for their chosen career.  

Units offered include public health, sociological and psychological perspectives, caring for children and young people, and safeguarding adults and promoting independence.

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Specification

Specification

BTEC Level 3 Health and Social Care specification
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Qualification type:
BTEC National
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Health and Social Care
Level:
Level 3
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
180
Qualification number (QN):
500/9316/2
Qualification framework:
Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF)
Eligible for funding in England for:
16-18, 18+, 19+, 19+ (full level 2 or level 3 qualification), 24+ loans
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2010
Review date: ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.
  • 31 August 2016

BTEC Level 3 Health and Social Care specification
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Qualification type:
BTEC National
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Health and Social Care
Level:
Level 3
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
360
Qualification number (QN):
500/9317/4
Qualification framework:
Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF)
Eligible for funding in England for:
16-18, 18+, 19+, 19+ (full level 2 or level 3 qualification), 24+ loans
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2010
Review date: ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.
  • 31 August 2016

BTEC Level 3 Health and Social Care specification
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Qualification type:
BTEC National
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 3 90-credit Diploma in Health and Social Care
Level:
Level 3
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
540
Qualification number (QN):
600/6178/9
Qualification framework:
Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF)
Eligible for funding in England for:
16-18, 18+, 19+, 19+ (full level 2 or level 3 qualification), 24+ loans
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2012
Review date: ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.
  • 31 August 2016

BTEC Level 3 Health and Social Care specification
Download PDF | 16.7 MB
Qualification type:
Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care
Level:
Level 3
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
720
Qualification number (QN):
500/9465/8
Qualification framework:
Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF)
Eligible for funding in England for:
16-18, 18+, 19+, 19+ (full level 2 or level 3 qualification), 24+ loans
Pathways:
Social Care
Health Studies
Health Sciences
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2010
Review date: ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.
  • 31 August 2016

BTEC Level 3 Health and Social Care specification
Download PDF | 16.7 MB
Qualification type:
BTEC National
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care
Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
1080
Qualification number (QN):
500/9501/8
Qualification framework:
Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF)
Eligible for funding in England for:
16-18, 18+, 19+, 19+ (full level 2 or level 3 qualification), 24+ loans
Pathways:
Social Care
Health Studies
Health Sciences
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2010
Review date: ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.
  • 31 August 2016

BTEC stakeholder recognition

We've gathered statements of recognition to support the inclusion of our BTEC Level 3 (QCF) qualifications on the Department for Education's list of vocational qualifications that will count towards the 16-19 performance tables in England in 2016.

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Meeting Local Needs

If you want to add optional units to a BTEC National QCF qualification to Meet Local Needs (MLN), complete the application form below.

To learn more about using Meeting Local Needs units in your BTEC National course, download the MLN guidelines.

Approval for centre-devised units

As our specifications explain, permission will only be granted to add centre or locally devised units to BTEC Nationals in very exceptional circumstances. 

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Your subject advisor

Subject advisor
Kate Elsmore, Health and Social Care subject advisor
Kate ElsmoreHealth and Social Care
UK: 0844 463 2816
Intl: +44 (0) 207 010 2163
What are BTEC Nationals?

BTEC National qualifications provide specialist, work-related learning across a range of vocational sectors. They give you the knowledge, understanding and skills you need to prepare for employment, develop in your chosen career, or progress to further or higher education. 

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