Key Stage 5

KS5 Health and Social Care

Studying Health and Social Care provides students with the opportunities and experiences to develop a deep understanding of the broad range of services that make up the health, social care and childcare sectors that exist in the UK today.

Name of Course: OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care

Level: 3

Entry Requirements: grade 4 in GCSE English

What will you learn?

This course offers mandatory units that cover topics such as effective communication, equality, diversity and rights, health and safety and anatomy and physiology, alongside the opportunity to choose optional units such as sexual health, infection control, diet and nutrition or dementia care.

How will you be assessed?

Examined units

Equality, diversity and rights (60 credits)

Health and safety (60 credits)

Anatomy and Physiology (90 credits)

Other mandatory units (Coursework assessed)

Building positive relationships (60 credits)

The remainder of the qualification is made up of coursework options from two units of work.

The Health and Social Care course comprises of 60% exam and 40% coursework.

April 2024


View the calendar in full