Health and Social Care OCR Cambridge Technical Certificate Level 2 at Ferndown Upper School Sixth Form
Health and Social Care is all about exploring the way in which care is provided for all members of society. You will study all the different life stages from babies to older
people and people with disabilities. You will look at the health and social care needs that they have and how these needs are best met by formal and informal carers. You will also study different health issues, factors which affect our health and well
being and how our own life style choices affect us.
Unit 1 - Communications in Heath and Social Care - Weighting 33% - Internal Assessment
Unit 3 - Individual Needs in Health and Social Care - Weighting 33% - Internal Assessment
Unit 4 - Ensuring safe environments in Health and Social Care - Weighting 33% - Internal Assessment
Students gaining a Health and Social Care qualification will have access to a range of career and further education opportunities. You will learn a variety of skills throughout the course including collecting and interpreting data, communication and identifying
and developing the links between different parts of the subject. These skills are in great demand and are highly valued by employers and colleges.
This qualification is a good starting point for jobs in the care sector including working with children, older people and people with disabilities. Future courses could include A Level Health and Social Care, BTEC Level 3 courses or NVQs.
The great thing about it is that it still gives you a choice of opportunities once you’ve completed it. The two choices open to you are:
Employment - where you can put your new practical skills towards generating an income .
Further Education - such as a further or higher-level qualification at school or college.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ferndown Upper School Sixth Form directly.
Last updated date: 14 September 2016