Working in the health and care professions is a rewarding experience. Your first step to a career in health and care starts at Kensington and Chelsea College.

You may have been out of education for a while in which case the Pre Access and Access course will help you to develop the skills that you need to progress into Higher Education in a health-related field.

Course Overview

The BTEC National Diploma in Health and Social Care covers a wide range of topics including elements of Psychology and Sociology and applies these to real-life settings such as early years education and residential care to name just a few. This subject is useful for those wishing to enter professions such as teaching, nursing, midwifery, social work and work within the care sector. As a BTEC course, all units are assessed by coursework.

This is a Level 3 course. You will need a Level 2 Diploma in a related subject at Merit or Distinction, or a Pass on the Level 3 BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Health and Social Care, or at least three GCSEs at grades A*-C. Entry will also be subject to satisfactory references and interview.

Students study a number of units including:

  • Developing effective communication in Health and Social Care
  • Equality, Diversity, and Rights in Health and Social Care
  • Health, Safety, and Security in Health and Social Care
  • Development through the Life Stages
  • Campus: Kensington Centre
  • Times: Tue/Thu/Fri 09:30 - 16:00
Program taught in:
  • English

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This course is Campus based
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35 weeks
8,500 GBP
19 Plus £4670; Non-EU Fee £8500
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