HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE
LEVEL: VOCATIONAL LEVEL 2 FIRST CERTIFICATE
EXAMINING BOARD: EDEXCEL
TYPE OF STUDY: FULL-TIME, SIXTH FORM STUDY PROGRAMME
This course is designed to be taken alongside Maths and/or English GCSE resits. The study programme is for one year and is equivalent to 2 GCSEs. This First Certificate is aimed at students who are interested in the health and social care sector and who have a desire to pursue a career in a field supporting and caring for others. This qualification comprises of external examinations which will take place in January and internal assessment in the form of coursework.
You are encouraged to participate in work placements and will have the support of our work placement coordinator.
This programme enables students to develop their team work and communication skills in both a classroom and practical environment and prepares students for progression onto an apprenticeship programme or a Level 3 Study Programme.
- Human Lifespan Development
- Healthy Living
The coursework units include topics such as:
- Health and Social Care Values
- Individual Rights in Health and Social Care
- Creative and Therapeutic Intervention in Health and Social Care
Level 2 standard entry requirements: English and Mathematics GCSEs at grade 3 or above plus a range of GCSEs at 3 & 4.
“It’s an amazing turn out and a great opportunity to develop our communication skills with the older generation, it’s a lovely event.”
Health and Social Care Student, Amelie
“The concept is rather special, people tend to think that the younger and older generations don’t have a bridge and I don’t think this is true, just look around.”
June, Calway House Resident