The course is particularly suitable for people who have studied Health & Social Care GCSE or who have an interest in a career in the industry. This course is designed to enable a range of students to continue their study of Health & Social care beyond GCSE. It can be taken alongside other BTEC subjects or A-levels and is the equivalent of one A-level.
In order to study OCR Health and Social Care Level 3 certificate/extended certificate students should:
Have at least 4 GCSEs at grades 9 - 4 and/or A*- C, ideally to include English.
Understand that in the case of each qualification offered assessment is a mixture of centre assessed units and examinations.
Have a genuine interest in the subject content
Have the motivation to work hard independently.
There are 2 options available:
1 year course, equivalent to an AS level. The units of Study are:
2 year course, equivalent to an A2 level. The Units of Study are:
The course will provide students with the opportunity to consider career opportunities in:
Childcare, Nursing, Paediatrics, Midwifery, Social work, Teaching/similar careers, Police Officer, Probation Officer/Youth Offending Team, Medicine, Paramedic, Health Visitor, Mental Health, Counselling.
There are no further resources for this subject.
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Abbey Multi Academy Trust
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Abbey Grange Church of England Academy
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