One examination & one mandatory unit of assignments
Unit 1: Human Lifespan Development
Unit 5: Meeting Individual Care & Support Needs
One examination and one optional unit
Unit 2: Working in Health and Social Care
Optional Units x 1:
Unit 10: Sociological Perspectives
Unit 11: Psychological Perspectives
Unit 12: Supporting Individuals with Additional Needs
Unit 14: Physiological Disorders & their Care
Minimum of 5 9-4 grades in GCSE Examinations including English and Maths.
This qualification provides learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills that they need to prepare for employment. The qualification also provides career development opportunities for those wishing to articulate to higher education, degree, and other professional development programmes.
The course is an engaging programme, suited to anyone who is keen to develop a career within the health and social care sector. It provides robust opportunities for learners to gain knowledge and understanding of a wide range of subject areas relating health and social care. As well as working in traditional care settings like hospitals, residential homes, sheltered accommodation, hospices and day care centres, there are career opportunities in areas such as health education and promotion, welfare, community development and health research.