Welcome to Health and Social Care
Health and Social Care is a vocational subject. A large percentage of employers say they want people with a mix of academic and vocational qualifications. 90% of BTEC students are employed full time after graduating. The course instils good work skills and personal attributes.
Students complete component 1 and some of component 2 in Year 10. These components are learning about life stages and PIES (physical, intellectual, emotional and social). Component 2 covers Core Values and service providers.
Component 3 makes up the remainder of the qualification which is the examination.