Health & Social Care BTEC Course Content

Year Term 1Term 2Term 3
Year 12Unit 1: Human lifespan development
- Physical, intellectual, emotional and social development across the life stages.
- Factors affecting human growth and development.
- Effects of ageing.

Unit 5: Meeting individual care and support needs
- Examine principles, values and skills which underpin meeting the care and support needs of individuals.
- Examine the ethical issues involved when providing care and support to meet individual needs.

Unit 5 (continued):
- Investigate the principles behind enabling individuals with care and support needs to overcome challenges.
- Investigate the roles of professionals and how they work together to provide the care and support necessary to meet individual needs.

Year 13Unit 2: Working in health and social care
- The roles and responsibilities of people who work in the health and social care sector.
- The roles of organisations in the health and social care secto.
Unit 2: Working in health and social care
- The roles and responsibilities of people who work in the health and social care sector
- The roles of organisations in the health and social care sector

Unit 11: Psychological perspectives
- Examine how psychological perspectives contribute to the understanding of human development and behaviour.
- Examine the contribution of psychological perspectives to the management and treatment of service users’ specific behaviours.
- Examine how psychological perspectives are applied in health and social care settings.
Unit 11 (resubmission time).