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Health and Social Care Level 3 at Bennett Memorial Diocesan School

Course description

The level 3 Cambridge Technical in Health and Social Care is a new and exciting vocational course that is suitable for students wishing to enter into a range of professions caring for and working with people

This course is the equivalent of two A levels and carries the equivalent points. The course is taken over two year and should be alongside annother traditional A level.  The majority of the course is internally assessed by assignments relevant to the unit of the course being studied.  There are 30,60 or 90 teaching hours to allow learners to develop breadth and depth of achievement. A smaller proportion is externally assessed with an exam paper.

Course content

The OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma in Health and Social Care is aimed at students who

  • Want to follow higher education and careers in medical professions such as nursing, paramedic science, midwifery and social work.An APS
  • Who want to progress to employment in related fields where caring for and working with people is central.  This includes other careers in the area of medicine as well as working with children, the elderly, people with disabilities, those suffering mental illnesses or in the area of youth work.

Entry requirements

An APS 3.5 plus - to arrive at a GCSE average points score you need to make a total of points for all the GCSEs taken and divide by the number of GCSEs.

No specific subject requirement

Assessment

The course is internally assessed by assignments relevant to the unit of the course being studied. A smaller proportion is externally assessed with an exam paper.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bennett Memorial Diocesan School directly.

Last updated date: 09 November 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: Two years

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