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Health and Social Care at Cheam High School

Course description

This is a new course from September 2016, which has great potential for all students who have an interest in working with people in any environment as the key topics are easily transferable to a wide range of employment opportunities. New assessment requirements are in place that include externally set examinations and internally assessed assignment evidence. Students will benefit from a commitment to work- placement activity during the course.

Course content

Building Positive Relationships in Health and Social Care
Understanding the influences on building and
maintaining working relationships are essential in many
occupations. This unit involves the application of practical
communication skills.

Equality, Diversity and Rights in Health and Social Care
Promoting equality and respecting diversity and rights are
essential. This unit includes the implications of diversity,
effects of discrimination and the initiatives to promote
anti-discriminatory practices.

Health, Safety and Security in Health and Social Care
This unit investigates how a safe working environment is
promoted through legislation, policies and procedures to
reduce risks and how to respond to different incidents and

Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care
The basic structure and function of the body systems, how
the main organs support life and the effect of malfunction
and ageing of the body systems.

Two to be completed from a list of optional Units.

Entry requirements

For all BTEC courses students must have achieved five A*-C at GCSE OR Equivalent including a C or above in GCSE English or Maths.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cheam High School directly.

Last updated date: 01 September 2016
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