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.
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).
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.
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.