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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 care

and 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’