Level 3 Health & Social Care (Certificate and Extended Certificate) (See option blocks on our website)

Health, Public Services and Care

Health, Public Services and Care
Health, Public Services and Care
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code ND12
Qualification Type Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

Exam Board: OCR Cambridge Technical

This course is designed to integrate practical work-related learning with theoretical application. If you are interested in a career in Nursing, Social Work, Care Early Years sector or other health and social related professions then this course is a fantastic choice! Our range of work placements offer students invaluable opportunities to gain real life experience with working with people within the different sectors of care.

Details

What will I learn?

 

The Level 3 Health and Social Care course looks at the Health, Social Care and Early Years sectors. The course provides knowledge and understanding needed for careers working with people such as teaching, nursing, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, social work, police and many others in health and social care.

 

Units covered:-

 

In Year 12 you will cover three mandatory units:

Unit 1: Building Positive Relationships in Health and Social Care

Unit 2: Diversity and Rights in Health and Social Care

Unit 3: Health, Safety and Security in Health and Social Care

 

 

In Year 13 you will cover one mandatory unit and two further optional units:

Unit 4: Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care

Unit 17: Supporting people with Mental Health Conditions

Unit 24: Public Health

How will it be delivered?

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is approximately 60% examination and 30% coursework.

 

Health and Social Care course structure

 

 

 

Year 1 Units

Assessment

Points value

These three units will complete the Level 3 Certificate (equivalent to one AS Level)

Unit 1: Building Positive Relationships in Health and Social Care

Coursework

60

Unit 2: Diversity and Rights in Health and Social Care

Exam

60

Unit 3: Health, Safety and Security in Health and Social Care

Exam

60

 

 

 

Year 2 Units

Assessment

Points value

These three units will complete the Level 3 Extended Certificate (equivalent to one A-Level)

Unit 4: Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care

Exam

90

Unit 17: Supporting people with mental health conditions

Coursework

60

Unit 24: Public Health

Coursework

30

 

 

Entry requirements

What do I need?

 

You should be a student who:

  • Has a good record of meeting deadlines so that you do not fall behind with coursework

  • Is interested in working with people in a caring or teac

Your next steps...

Past students have gone on to study apprenticeships or gone to university. They have followed programmes in nursing, teaching, early years, social work, youth work and special needs teaching. Some have been employed in Health and Social Services working at all different levels from health or social care assistants, to hospital technicians. For further information see www.ocr.co.uk Cambridge Technical Level 3 in Health and Social Care 2016 Suite. Also see www.surestart.co.uk, www.bbc.co.uk/health/, www.communitycare.co.uk.