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Health and Social Care


  • To gain an appreciation of how the human life can be impacted by biological, social, economic and environmental factors.    
  • To become empathetic in wider society to those more vulnerable and have strategies to be able to support them. 
  • To be employable in the fields of health and social care. 


What knowledge / skills beyond the exam specification do you want students to acquire in your subject?

  • Develop empathy skills to be able to effectively communicated and support more vulnerable members of society.    
  • Develop transferable skills to ensure students are ready with the knowledge and skills to enter employment in the fields of health and social care. 
  • Develop the ability to write coherently, sensitively and logically. This to be applied to a range of settings and requirements.

What will students study in Health and Social Care?

View the Health and Social Care learning journey below:

Exam Board

  • Health and Social Care - Pearson BTEC Tech Awards Exam Board- YNX45- BTEC Tech Award


Find out more about Health and Social Care at NLS via our Virtual Open Evening video below:

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