The Edexcel BTEC Level 1/Level 2 Tech Award in
Health and Social Care provides an engaging, robust, broad-based introduction
to the sector. It presents knowledge, skills and understanding in a meaningful
work-related context, to allow learners to understand theory and application.
Components 1 and 2 are assessed through internal assessment. The components
- knowledge and understanding of human growth and development
- knowledge and understanding of how people deal with major life
- knowledge and understanding of health and social care services
- practical demonstration of care values, together with the ability
to reflect on own performance
There is one external assessment, Component 3, which provides the
main synoptic assessment for the qualification. Component 3 builds directly on
Components 1 and 2 and enables learning to be brought together and related to a
Health and Wellbeing requires learners to assess an individual’s health and wellbeing
and use this to create a health and wellbeing improvement plan.
The design of this external assessment
ensures that there is sufficient stretch and challenge, enabling the assessment
of knowledge and understanding at the end of the learning period.