KS5 Health and Social Care

OCR Health and Social Care Level 3 Certificate/extended certificate

Key Stage 5

What do I need to study the course?

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.

What does the course involve?

There are 2 options available:

Level 3 Cambridge Technical Certificate in Health and Social Care.

1 year course, equivalent to an AS level. The units of Study are:

  • Building Positive Relationships in Health and Social Care (internally assessed)
  • Equality, Diversity and Rights in Health and Social Care  (Examination)
  • Health, Safety and Security in Health and Social Care  (Examination)

Level 3 Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care

2 year course, equivalent to an A2 level. The Units of Study are:

  • Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care (Examination)
  • Nutrition for health (internally assessed)
  • Sexual health, reproduction and early development stages (internally assessed)

What next?

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.

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Abbey Grange C of E Academy

Butcher Hill
Leeds
LS16 5EA

Tel: 0113 275 7877
Fax: 0113 275 4784
info@abbeygrangeacademy.co.uk

Registered Office:

Abbey Multi Academy Trust
c/o Chapter House
Abbey Grange Church of England Academy
Butcher Hill
Leeds
LS16 5EA
Registered Company Number: 07705552

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