BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate – Edexcel 

The BTEC National Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care is specifically aimed at students who wish to pursue a career in the sector. It is a vocational course that is equivalent to one A Level. 

The units studied are: 

  • Human Lifespan Development  

  • Working in Health and Social Care 

  • Meeting Individual Needs  

  • Psychological Perspectives 


58% Exam/Set Task 

42% Coursework  

Where Next 

Careers include care home manager, health care assistant and occupational health nurse. 

You could also enter Higher Education and study for a related degree. 

More Information 

For more information about this course please see the specification below or contact the Sixth Form team.