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Health and Social Care (double award): OCR at Prendergast - Ladywell Fields College

Course description

This GCSE specification in health and social care should encourage learners to be inspired, moved and changed by following a broad, coherent, satisfying and worthwhile course of study and gain an insight into related sectors. They should prepare learners to make informed decisions about further learning opportunities and career choices. This GCSE specification in health and social care enables learners to: • actively engage in the processes of health and social care to develop as effective and independent learners. • understand aspects of personal development, and the health, social care and early years sectors through investigation and evaluation of a range of services and organisations • develop a critical and analytical approach to problem-solving within the health, social care and early years sectors • examine issues which affect the nature and quality of human life including an appreciation of diversity and cultural issues. The GCSE double award specification in health and social care additionally enables learners to: • develop their awareness of the influences on an individual's health and wellbeing • understand the importance of motivation and support when improving health.

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How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Prendergast - Ladywell Fields College directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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