Health & Social Care
Opportunities at Key Stage 4:
- BTEC First Children’s play, learning and development..
- CACHE Entry level (3) Award and Certificate in caring for a child/children
In Sixth Form:
To study Health and Social Care from entry to Level 3 and CACHE Childcare from Level 1 to advanced levels.
Both of these qualifications can be used to enter university and the world of work and apprenticeships.
You will learn
develop skills required for employment in the caring professions.
To gain an understanding of Health, Social Care and Early Years environments.
To gain skills in planning, evaluating and presenting ideas.
To develop skills in working with people, problem solving and meeting deadlines.
Extended Certificate in Health and Social care you will study 4 units.
There are 2 exam units
Human Life span Development and Working in health and social careand complete 2 written assignments
Diploma In health and social care
You will complete all units in the extended certificate and in addition will complete an additional 3 written assignments. You will complete a research task which will be submitted to the exam board.You will also complete 100 hours of work placement.
What our students say:
‘It’s a topical subject that is relevant to the world today. ‘Staff are very supportive’
‘I learnt new skills on placement and you get a chance to learn a lot of new techniques’