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 fastest growing segments of the economy with approximately 1.5 million employees across England. 

Key Information

Level 3 BTEC/CTEC courses

Two Year Course

Examination Board


"Health and Social Care has given me a deeper insight into how health and safety systems are implemented and how healthcare sectors work together. The course and support from my teacher have allowed me to progress onto a Midwifery university course". - Sarah Ellis, upper sixth student


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

Assessment: 50% exam, 50% coursework

What do I need to study this course?

You will need five GCSEs at grade 4 including GCSE English Language and GCSE Maths and two grade 4s in GCSE Science.

What will I study?

The CTEC Level 3 Health and Social Care course is 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; public health; sexual health; and early years development. Work experience opportunities are available at the end of lower sixth.

What next?

Our students progress onto a range of health and social care-related courses at higher education level including; Nursing, Midwifery and Childcare. This course also provides an ideal foundation for entering the workplace.

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