MCAST-BTEC Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care (Social Care)
2 years full-time
BTEC Registration Fees
MCAST-BTEC Diploma in Health and Social Care
The MCAST-BTEC Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care (Social Care) has been developed to prepare learners to work in care-related careers in a professional capacity.
It provides a holistic approach in that the subjects covered are sociology, psychology, communication studies, human biology and law. It equips you with the skills and knowledge which are of utmost importance in the care sector.
This qualification prepares you for employment in care homes, in the fields of community work, in the voluntary sector and in homes for the elderly as a senior care worker.
The course will be assessed as follows: The course is mainly assessed by assignments and knowledge question sessions, practical assessments and work placements.
Programme Learning Outcomes
× Provide a safe environment for adults and children × Deal with challenging behaviour × Use effective communication in health and social care settings × Use technology in health and social care settings.
Core Study Units
Mandatory Units: 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 Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care Personal and Professional Development in Health and Social Care Values and Planning in Social Care Caring for Children and Young People Safeguarding Adults and Promoting Independence Sociological Perspectives for Health and Social Care Psychological Perspectives for Health and Social Care
Optional Units: Working in the Social Care Sector Nutrition for Health and Social Care Caring for Individuals with Additional Needs Dealing with Challenging Behaviour Infection, Prevention and Control Technology in Health and Social Care Services Vocational Experience in health and Social Care.