BTEC Firsts Health and Social Care (2015)

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Here you’ll find support for teaching and studying BTEC International level 2 qualifications in Health and Social Care. Designed for international schools and colleges, these vocational qualifications give learners the opportunity to explore the Health and Social Care  sector through a combination of practical experience and written assignments, these vocational qualifications provide level 2 learners with the knowledge, skills and understanding needed for a career in the sector.

Units offered include health and social care services, individual rights and needs, safe environments, communication, therapeutic activities and vocational experience.

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Qualification type:
BTEC First
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC International Level 2 Certificate, Extended Certificate and Diploma in Health and Social Care
Level 2
Specification codes:
21080 and 21081
International only.
First teaching:
Last registration:
  • 31 December 2020
Final certification:
  • 31 December 2022

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Esther Trehearn, Health and Social Care subject advisor
Esther TrehearnHealth and Social Care
UK: 0344 463 2816
Intl: +44 (0)344 463 2816

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BTEC Firsts in Health and Social Care can help you take your first steps towards a career in the care sector.  You’ll learn essential skills such as understanding people’s rights and needs, working with individuals, families and carers, and providing therapeutic activities.

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