This course is taught in one year and is equivalent to 2 GCSEs. If you are interested in working within the health care sector in the future, then this is a stepping stone to a fulfilling career. The course covers a range of topics including: Human lifespan development, Healthy Living, Effective communication and Values. An interest in the care sector is essential. The course consists of 2 examined units and several major pieces of coursework.
BTEC First Certificate in Health and Social Care.
“I was very impressed by the number and variety of courses available at the College, as well as the facilities and the grounds. The vibe here is very welcoming and inspiring, with both the teachers and the students being friendly and helpful.”
MARTINA TOTH (PREVIOUSLY HOME-EDUCATED
“Since the first time I came to an Open Evening, I loved the ambience of the College. It is very friendly and warm. It offered the IB, which I wanted to do.”
INES MATHIEU (EX-MILLAIS SCHOOL, HORSHAM)
“As everyone says (and rightly so) the atmosphere at Varndean College simply felt the most welcoming to me, with its open green spaces and strong sense of Art.”
KITTY FABRY (EX-LONGHILL HIGH SCHOOL)
“I loved the campus and the atmosphere, the teachers are all so friendly and the College itself makes you feel at home. I have had a fabulous two years.”
FREDERICKA GRAY (EX-VARNDEAN SCHOOL)