Students can study the Extended Certificate (1 A level) in this course at both sites. For students wishing to complete the National Diploma (2 A levels) and Extended Diploma (3 A levels) they will need to travel to Workington Academy for 2.5 days per week. Transport between sites will be provided.
OCR Cambridge Technical Health & Social Care Level 3
Grade 5 in English Language
Grade 5 in Biology or 5-5 in Combined Science
The learners will take 6 units made up of mandatory and optional units:
M – Unit 1 Building positive relationships in Health and Social Care – Internally assessed
M – Unit 2 Equality, Diversity and Rights in Health and Social Care – Exam
M – Unit 3 Health, Safety and Security in Health and Social Care – Exam
M – Unit 4 Anatomy and physiology for Health and Social Care – Exam
O – Unit 10 Nutrition for Health – Internally assessed
O – Unit 13 Sexual Health, Reproduction and Early Development Stages – Internally assessed
The Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care provides a broad introduction to the subject and prepares you for study in further education or a career in the health and social care and early year’s sector. It is equivalent to one A level so other subjects can be studied with it.
The course covers legislation and guidance supporting health and social care, effective communication and building positive relationships.
The Cambridge Technicals in Health and Social Care focuses on the skills, knowledge and understanding that universities and employers demand. This includes, Communication, Organisation, Planning and Research.
Possible future careers:
- Occupational Therapist
- Social Worker
- Primary Teacher
- Secondary Teacher