BTEC Certificate in Health and Social Care (Aspire)

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BTEC Certificate in Health and Social Care (Aspire):

This certificate is a year long programme. It is tailored for those that wish to gain employment in a range of health and social care settings and to strengthen their academic abilities. You will study various topics. The core units of study are as follows: Human lifespan development and Meeting Individual care and support needs. You will also be expected to complete 260 hours of placement alongside your programme of study. This is an invaluable part of the course and you must be willing to complete these hours in order to complete the course.

There will be 2 exam based units. The rest of this course will be delivered using practical work and taught sessions, guest speakers and educational visits as well as experience from your placements. To pass this course you will need to meet all deadlines for assignments for each topic area. Assessment is via practical work, group work, presentations, essays and discussions. There are no external exams for the BTEC course but students will sit maths exams. On completion, you could apply for an apprenticeship or seek employment with the placement you have spent the year with.

Additional entry requirements

Successful completion of a level 2 qualification i.e. BTEC is required. Your suitability will be assessed at interview.

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Course reference: HEFAA013BCF0 (use this when contacting provider)

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Start Date: Sun 01st September 2019
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Solihull, B91 1SB


1 year


Full time


Nationally recognised qualification


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