Course: Access to Higher Education Diploma in Health and Social Care

Department: Health and Social Care and Childcare

Type: 19+

Duration: One year

The Course

This course is designed for students with a passion for working in the health and social care area and develops the skills and knowledge needed to progress into Higher Education.

What You Study

  • Introduction to psychology
  • Understanding health
  • Infection prevention
  • Safeguarding
  • Mental health
  • Maths in a nursing context
  • Living cells, cell growth and inheritance
  • Human respiratory and cardiac systems
  • Sociology: The family
  • Research project
  • Higher Education study skills
  • English and Maths, as required.

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Entry Requirements

Students should hold a grade C or 4 or equivalent in English and Maths. You will be expected to attend an interview and to demonstrate a commitment to returning to learning and an ability to work at the appropriate level.

Jasmine Young

BTEC Level 3 in Health and Social Care

Jasmine knew she wanted to dedicate her life to helping others but wasn’t sure exactly how.

Her time studying Health and Social Care at Bishop Burton College has given her a much better understanding of the areas available and
she is now intent on working with primary school children or those suffering mental health issues.