The National Diploma will consist of eight units and the National Extended Certificate will consist of four units. Assessments of the units consists of a series of assignments that include a combination of essays, external exams, diary extracts, case studies,
examples from work placements and presentations.
The most likely units to be studied
Unit 1- Human Lifespan Development
Unit 2- Working in Health & Social Care
Unit 5- Enquiries into Current Research in Health and Social Care
Unit 6- Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs
Unit 12-Principles of Safe Practice in Health and Social Care
Unit 13-Promoting Public Health
Unit 15-Psychological Perspectives
Unit 23-Nutritional Health
GCSE grade C in science, preferably the additional component.