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Health, Social Care and Early Years (OCR Level 3 National Diploma) Double Award (optional V.A.L.P. component) at Sandown Bay Academy

Course description

Course Overview : The course develops students’ skills, knowledge and understanding of the health, social care and early years’ sectors and the settings, job roles, principles and values involved. All units are centre-assessed and externally moderated by OCR. Awards are graded as Pass, Merit or Distinction. MANDATORY UNITS UNIT 1 WORKING TO QUALITY PRACTICE IN CARE SETTINGS UNIT 2 WORKING WITH SERVICE USERS IN CARESETTINGS UNIT 3 BEHAVIOURAL AWARENESS IN CARE UNIT 4 APPLIED PRACTICAL CARE IN SETTINGS OPTIONAL UNITS choice of eight from: Unit 05 - Advanced first aid and health and safety Unit 07 - Introduction to counselling skills Unit 08 - Coping with stress in care environments Unit 11 - Career planning for the health, social care and early years sector Unit 14 - Understanding medical aspects of health Unit 16 - Anatomy and physiology for health and care Unit 17 - Health education and promotion Unit 22 - Developing skills for voluntary work Unit 27 - Developing skills to care for babies

Entry requirements

5 A*-C

Future opportunities

Post-18 Progression: HND or degree courses in related subjects; employment at trainee level in health, care or early years settings SUGGESTED SUBJECT COMBINATIONS: This subject would combine well with Biology, Psychology and Sociology.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sandown Bay Academy directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years