Entry RequirementsStudents studying a BTEC Extended Diploma programme should normally have achieved an average GCSE point score of 4.5 or above and at least a Grade C in Maths and/or English. Alternatively, students who have studied a Level 2 Diploma/Certificate or a BTEC First Diploma in a related subject should have achieved at least Merit grades.
AssessmentThere will be continuous assessment using methods that include: assignments, role plays and course work.
ProgressionThe course provides a broad educational basis for further training, further education or for moving into appropriate employment within the health and social care sector. If you wish to enter one of the professions such as nursing, midwifery or social work you would need to continue your studies to degree level.