BTEC Tech Awards Health and Social Care

Find all the information and support you'll need to teach and study the BTEC Level 1/Level 2 Tech Awards in Health and Social Care.

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The BTEC Tech Award in Health and Social Care is a KS4 qualification designed for 14-16 year olds in schools, to be taken alongside GCSEs. It's included on performance tables in England (2019 results).

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External assessment update: August 2018

In response to customer feedback we have made some changes to the external assessment for Component 3: Health and Wellbeing:

  • the assessment will be undertaken in one sitting timetabled by Pearson
  • the assessment period has been reduced from three to two hours
  • the paper has an improved layout. 
Specification

Explore the BTEC Level 1/Level 2 Tech Award in Health & Social Care

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Guide

BTEC Tech Award in Health and Social Care Guide
Download PDF | 1.1 MB

Teaching from: September 2017
External assessment from: February 2019
Performance tables (England): Technical Award (2019 results)

Specification

Pearson BTEC Tech Award in Health and Social Care specification
Download PDF | 5.9 MB

Get to know the course

If you're starting to teach the new BTEC Tech Award, or thinking about it, get to know the course with our short videos: one for each component, one for the qualification overview and one introducing the subject advisor.

Get to know the BTEC Tech Award in Health and Social Care. Qualification overview.

Find out more about the BTEC Tech Award in Health and Social Care and what is included in the qualification.

Get to know the BTEC Tech Award in Health and Social Care. Component 1

Find out everything you need to know about Component 1 of our new BTEC Tech Award in Health and Social Care.

Get to know the BTEC Tech Award in Health and Social Care. Component 2.

Explore Component 2, where students will learn about how the Health and Social sector works and the care values. 

Get to know the BTEC Tech Award in Health and Social Care. Component 3.

Component 3 is a synoptic unit, so students will draw on their knowledge, skills, and understanding from the previous components.

Get to know the BTEC Tech Award in Health and Social Care. Subject Advisor introduction.

Meet our Subject Advisor, Esther Trehearn, who is here to help support you with delivering this qualification.

Your subject advisor

Got questions? Ask your subject advisor!

Rachel Southern, Health and Social Care subject advisor
Esther TrehearnHealth and Social Care
UK: 020 7010 2163
Intl: +44 (0)20 7010 2163
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