Health and Social Care Level 3

Level 3 BTEC/CTEC courses Health and Social Care Level 3

Did You Know?

Adult social care is one of the fastestgrowing segments of the economy with approximately 1.5 million employees across England.

Key Information

Level 3 BTEC/CTEC courses

Two Year Course

Examination Board


Two year CTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate - Equivalent to one A-Level

Two year CTEC Level 3 Diploma - Equivalent to two A-Levels

Two year CTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma - Equivalent to three A-Levels

What do I need to study this course?

Grade 4 in GCSE English or a merit in Level 2 Health and Social Care.

What will I study?

The CTEC Level 3 Health and Social Care courses are an ideal foundation for entering the workplace or higher education, providing you with a theoretical background reinforced with practical skills. You will cover a variety of topics including equality, diversity and rights, anatomy and physiology, safeguarding and both sociological and psychological perspectives. Work placement will be completed on both the Diploma and Extended Diploma courses.

What next?

Our students progress onto a range of health and social care-related courses at higher education level including; Nursing, Midwifery and Childcare. All the courses offered provide an ideal foundation for entering the workplace. On completion of the Extended Diploma course students can undertake a summer school programme with Leeds Teaching Hospital.

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