OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical Diploma
(2 A-level equivalent)
This course leads to a Level 3 OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma (+2 A levels) in Health and Social Care. This gives students access to University courses and careers areas such as Nursing, Childcare, Teaching, Care of the Elderly, Complementary Therapies or Social Services. Students will have the opportunity to visit and complete work experiences in the different sectors involved in care.
Assessment is constructed from both internally assessed coursework units and externally assessed examination units. All internally assessed work is modified by a member of the exam board.
2 Equality, diversity and rights in health and social care
3 Health, safety and security in health and social care
4 Anatomy and physiology for health and social care
6 Personalisation and a person-centred approach to care
Units (internally assessed)):
1 Building positive relationships in health and social care
5 Infection control
10 Nutrition for health
11 Career planning for health and social care
13 Sexual health, reproduction and early development stages
14 The impact of long term physiological conditions
15 Promoting health and wellbeing
24 Public health
This qualification will allow students to enter University and College courses at a higher level or enter employment in their chosen field of Health, Social Care or Early Years.
- Miss Martin (Head of Department)
- Miss Esteves
- Mrs Lawson
- Mrs West