Welcome to the Health and Social Care Department

BTEC Staffing List

  • Mrs. G. Ball
  • Mr. S. Archer
  • Mr. A. Hunt
  • Mr. M. Gallagher

Key Stage 5

In Archbishop Beck Catholic Sports College we offer the following BTEC qualifications to our Key Stage 5 Health students.

Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Certificate – 30 credits

The 30-credit BTEC Level 3 Certificate offers a specialist qualification that focuses on particular aspects of employment within the appropriate vocational sector. The BTEC Level 3 Certificate is a qualification which can extend a learner’s programme of study and give vocational emphasis. The BTEC Level 3 Certificate is broadly equivalent to one GCE AS Level.

Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma – 60 credits

The 60-credit BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma extends the specialist work-related focus of the BTEC Level 3 Certificate and covers the key knowledge and practical skills required in the appropriate vocational sector. The BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma offers greater flexibility and a choice of emphasis through the optional units. It is broadly equivalent to one GCE A Level.

Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Diploma – 120 credits

The 120-credit BTEC Level 3 Diploma broadens and expands the specialist work-related focus of the BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma. There is potential for the qualification to prepare learners for employment in the appropriate vocational sector and it is suitable for those who have decided that they wish to enter a particular area of work. It is broadly equivalent to two GCE A Levels.

Units Taught

Edexcel BTEC Level 3 National Certificate

(Sub Dip and Cert students 2014/15)

Unit

  • 1 Developing Effective Communication in Health and Social Care
  • 2 Equality, Diversity and Rights in Health and Social care OR
  • 3 Health, Safety and Security in Health and Social Care
  • 4 Development through Life Stages

BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma

(Diploma students 2014/15)

Unit

  • 1 Developing Effective Communication in Health and Social Care
  • 2 Equality, Diversity and Rights in Health and Social care
  • 3 Health, Safety and Security in Health and Social Care
  • 4 Development through Life Stages
  • 7 Sociological Perspectives for Health and Social Care
  • 8 Psychological perspectives for Health and Social Care
  • 11 Safeguarding Adults and Promoting Independence

Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Diploma

(Cohort 2014 – 2016 Year 2)

Unit

  • 5 Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care
  • 6 Personal and Professional Development in Health and Social Care*
  • 20 Health Education
  • 22 Research Methodology for Health and Social Care
  • 23 Complementary Therapies used in Health and Social care