OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate

(1 A-level equivalent)

Subject Information

This course leads to a Level 3 OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate (+1 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.

Units (Examined):

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

Units (internally assessed)):

1              Building positive relationships in health and social care

10           Nutrition for health

13           Sexual health, reproduction and early development stages


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.

Further Information

Please see:

  • Miss Martin ( Head of Department)
  • Mrs Lawson
  • Mrs West
  • Miss Esteves