Health & Social Care Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma

Level 1 Diploma
Course Overview

The OCR in Health and Social Care is a two-year course equivalent to 3 A Levels. The course will lead to a highly specialized work-related qualification where you will gain the knowledge, understanding and skills to prepare you to progress to employment or continue to study in Higher Education.

Further Details

Course Location

Marple

Age

College 16-18

Start Date

11/09/2023

Course Duration

- 2 Years

Department

Health & Social Care

A minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade 4 including English and / or Maths at a minimum of level 4.

A satisfactory enhanced DBS check will be essential.

Opportunity to gain work experience with local employers

Tutors who have industry experience across a range of specialisms.

Development of employability skills valued by health and social care sector.

Close links with HE institutions with opportunities to visit for ?taster? days.

Building Positive Relationships

Equality and Diversity

Safeguarding

Looked after Children and Young People

Promote Positive Behaviour

Anatomy & Physiology in Health & Social Care

Psychological Perspectives

Sociological Perspectives

Supporting People with Mental Health

Impact of Long Term Physiological Conditions

Health, Safety and Security in Health and Social Care

Research Methods

Infection Control

Nursing degree (Adult, Children, Mental Health and Learning Disabilities)/Midwifery

NHS Apprenticeships

Social Work/Social Care Work

Primary School Teaching

Children and Young Peoples Workforce

Allied Health professions e.g. Occupational Therapy

Related HE degrees e.g. Psychology

By a mixture of coursework (58%), an exam and controlled assessment (42%). Controlled assessment involves completing an assignment in exam conditions with support material.

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