BTEC Health and Social Care

Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Health and Social Care

Year 1

Unit 1 – Human Lifespan Development
This is an externally assessed unit. Students sit a 1 hour exam at the end of the first year.
In this unit students will:
A – explore human growth and development across life stages
B – investigate factors that affect human growth and development and how they are interrelated.

Unit 2 – Health and Social Care Values
This is a coursework unit. Students submit a portfolio of coursework at the end of the first year.
In this unit students will:
A – explore the care values that underpin current practice in health and social care
B – investigate ways of empowering individuals who use health and social care services.

Year 2

Unit 3 – Effective Communication in Health and Social Care
This is a coursework unit. Students submit a portfolio of coursework at the end of the second year.
In this unit students will:
A – investigate different forms of communication
B – investigate barriers to communication in health and social care
C – communicate effectively in health and social care.

Unit 4 – Social Influences on Health and Wellbeing
This is a coursework unit. Students submit a portfolio of coursework at the end of the second year.
In this unit students will:
A – explore the effects of socialisation on the health and wellbeing of individuals
B – understand the influences that relationships have on the health and wellbeing of individuals
C – investigate the effects of social factors on the health and wellbeing of individuals.

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