BTEC Tech Award in Health and Social Care

Subject: BTEC Tech Award in Health and Social Care Year: 10 Exam Board : Edexcel
Course Code: 603/0395/5

Assessment and (Provisional) Examination / Assessment Dates:

• Component 1
Human Lifespan Development - Assessed internally – 2 pieces of coursework throughout Year 10
• Component 2
Health and Social Care Services and Values - Assessed internally – 2 pieces of coursework throughout Year 10
• Component 3
Health and Wellbeing - Externally assessed – Exam in Year 11

Key Resources:

Areas of study and assessment components:

Component 1

Learning Aim A: Understand human growth and development across life stages and the factors that affect it

Learning Aim B: Investigate how individuals deal with life events.

Component 1 - Content

Human Growth and Development across life stages

• Main life stages
• PIES growth and development in the main life stages

Factors affecting growth and development

• Physical factors
• Social and cultural factors
• Economic factors

Different types of life event

• Physical events
• Relationship changes
• Life circumstances

Coping with changes caused by life events

• How individuals adapt
• Sources of support
• Types of support

Component 2 -

Learning Aim A: Understand the different types of health and social care services and barriers to accessing them

Learning Aim B: Demonstrate care values and review own practice.

Component 2 - Content

Health and social care values

• Different health care services and social care services that are available and why individuals may need to use them

Barriers to accessing services

• Types of barriers and how they can be overcome by the service providers or users
Care values
• 7 care values
Reviewing own application of care values
• Key aspects of a review

Component 3

AO1 Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of factors that affect health and wellbeing

AO2 Interpret health indicators

AO3 Design a person-centred health and wellbeing improvement plan

AO4 Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of how to overcome obstacles relating to health and wellbeing improvement plans

Component 3 - Content

Factors affecting health and well being

Physiological indicators

Lifestyle indicators

Health and well-being improvement plans

Obstacles to implementing plans

Recommended Revision Guide

We strongly recommend the purchase of the following books to aid continuous learning and revision.


Revision guide: Can be purchased through the school
Text book:


For more information contact the Subject Leader: Mrs R Crisfield