OCR Health and Social Care Level 3 Certificate/extended certificate 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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