M2) Explain how the action plan has helped support own development over the duration of the programme.
In order to answer this criterion I will be explaining how the action plan has helped support my development over the duration of the programme. During the BTEC Health & Social Care programme I have gained great knowledge and that is something I did not think I could achieve. I have learned to research on certain subjects and gather so much information in order to complete assignments and tasks. This will help me to go university and study the course of my choice. Even the targets I have set for myself have helped me to be more serious about my career path and my future. Setting the action plan has helped me to apply for university through UCAS; I have also learned how to write my personal statement and my curriculum vitae. I have realised that my teachers and friends have been a great support towards all this and motivated in every way possible.
The targets I have set for myself have helped me gain certain skills which will help me enormously. I have gained great work experience within the health and social care sector. I believe my voluntary work will also give me great experience and help me to get into university. I have received great support in order to achieve good qualifications and I understand that there are different routes for everything we do in life.
Whilst I was on this programme my behaviour and attitude towards everything has become positive even though it was quite negative sometimes. Since I had set myself an action plan my punctuality, attendance and time management have improved. I always attend every class and on time and make sure I make time for both my college work and social life. I have managed to hand in assignments, focus on the importance of this programme and my future. I dedicate myself more to this programme and I have gained great communication skills. Reference can be very supportive: I feel