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Cambridge Technicals Extended Certificate Health & Social Care

Health, Public Services and Care

Health, Public Services and Care
Health, Public Services and Care
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code 5831
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

In the Level 3 Extended Certificate, there are six units; three in year 12 and three in year 13.

Year 12: Unit 1: Building positive relationships, Unit 2: Equality, diversity and rights in health and social care settings, Unit 3: Health, safety and security in health and social care.

Year 13: Unit 4: Anatomy and Physiology, Unit 13: Sexual Health, Reproduction & Early Development Stages, Unit 23: Sociology for health and social care.


Details

Through discussion, group work, individual work, presentations, written coursework and conducting research.

How will it be delivered?

Year 12: Unit 1: Building positive relationships. Internally assessment: coursework. Unit 2: Equality, diversity and rights in health and social care settings. External assessment: 90 minute written examination. Unit 3: Health, safety and security in health and social care. External assessment: 90 minute written examination.

Year 13:

Unit 4: Anatomy and Physiology. External assessment: 2 hour written examination. Unit 13: Sexual Health, Reproduction & Early Development Stages. Internally assessment: coursework. Unit 23: Sociology for health and social care. Internally assessment: coursework.


Entry requirements

Students should have at least GCSE level 4s in English and Science. 

Your next steps...

This specification provides a suitable foundation for the study of health and social care or a related area through a range of higher education courses, progression to the next level of vocational qualifications or employment. In addition, the specification provides a coherent, satisfying and worthwhile course of study for learners who do not progress to further study in this subject.

Students studying health and social care can move successfully on to courses in nursing, midwifery, psychology, sociology, criminology, law and police studies, social work, teaching and human resources and many others. These can be studied via the usual apprenticeship or university route.


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