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Health & Social Care

Overview:

Health and Social Care is a dynamic subject, which is successful and popular at Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy. We are fortunate to offer this course at Level1/2 and Level 3.

Health and Social Care is an interesting vocational course that explores essential care values, effective communication and current issues within the Health and Social Care sector. Opportunities are provided for external practical experience within a relevant Health and Social Care context.

Level 1/2 students cover the following content over three years of study:

  • Unit 1: Human Lifespan Development (Externally assessed) (25%)
  • Unit 2: Unit 2: Health and Social Care Values (Internally assessed) (25%)

 

Optional Units:

  • Unit 3: Effective Communication in Health and Social Care (Internally assessed) (25%)
  • Unit 4: Social Influences on Health and Wellbeing (Internally assessed) (25%)

 

Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care (Equivalent in size to one A Level)

Level 3 students cover the following content over two years of study:

  • Unit 1: Human Lifespan Development (Externally assessed)
  • Unit 2: Working in Health and Social Care (Externally assessed)
  • Unit 5: Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs (Internally assessed)
  • Unit 12: Supporting Individuals with Additional Needs (Internally assessed)

Health and Social Care is a practical, successful subject that offers a range of opportunities for future study and career prospects, which include social work, counselling, midwifery and many more.