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Health and Social Care Cambridge Technical Diploma at Aylesford School

Course description

This course has twelve units and is assessed through coursework and exams. The units studied over the two years include:

- Year 1

Unit 1 – Building Positive Relationship in Health and Social Care
Unit 2 –Equality, Diversity and Rights in Health and Social Care (Examination)
Unit 3 – Health, Safety and Security in health and social care (Examination)
Unit 6—Personalisation and a person centred approach to care (Examination)
Unit 7—Safeguarding (Examination)
Unit 13 – Sexual Health, Reproduction and Early Development Stages

- Year 2

Unit 4 –Anatomy and physiology for health and social care (Examination)
Unit 5—Infection Control
Unit 10 – Nutrition for health
Unit 12—Promoting positive behaviour
Unit 14—The impact of long term physiological conditions
Unit 15—Promoting health and wellbeing

Completion of this qualification will ensure you have all the right skills and qualities to enter the world of health and social care. The diploma will provide you with the right knowledge and competences required when entering into employment, or furthering your studies at university.

Students will develop professional and personal skills through interaction with people who work in the sec‐ tor or require care or support, as well as theoretical knowledge and understanding to under‐pin their skills.


This course has twelve units and is assessed through coursework, that is moderated and may take different formats such as presentations, written reports, news articles and observations in work place scenarios. Five of the units will be assessed through examinations which have a variety of questions from multiple choice to long answer questions based around different case studies.

Further information

Health and Social Care Teacher ‐ Mrs E Peerbux

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 23 November 2016
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