Health & Social Care CTEC

Brief details:

This course isn’t just about caring for babies or the elderly and the ill, it will provide learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding to progress into higher education on a health and social care-related programme such as nursing, social work or early childhood studies.

Preferred entry requirements:

Grade 4 at GCSE English. There is no requirement to have studied the subject previously, although the subject does support progression from level 2 in health and social care and child development.

Units studied:

Unit 1: Building positive relationships

Unit 2: Equality, diversity and human rights

Unit 4: Anatomy and physiology

Unit 3: Health and safety

Unit 10:  Nutrition for health

Unit 13:  Sexual health and early development

Exam Board: OCR

Course assessment details:

This course is assessed through examinations (50%) and coursework assignments (50%).

Progression and career opportunities:

This level 3 qualification in health and social care  would be of great benefit to those seeking experience or careers in childcare, nursing, paediatrics, midwifery, social work, teaching, police officer, probation officer, youth offending teams, medicine, paramedics, health visitor, mental health and counselling.