Health & Social Care (Diploma)

1. Qualification details

Qualification name Diploma in Health and Social Care
Qualification level Level 3
Awarding organisation Oxford Cambridge & RSA Examinations
Course webpage
Course type Full time
Course start date 01 September 2020
Price £0.00
Attendance pattern Daytime/working hours

2. Course description

This is a two year course that is the equivalent value of two A Levels. This course is suitable for those studying in preparation for employment or further and higher education in the health and social care sector.There are seven mandatory units which give candidates an understanding of health and social care within the wider contexts of different environments and settings. Assessment: Five units are externally assessed with an examination and two units are internally assessed course work. Unit 1: Building positive relationships in health and social care (internal course work)Unit 2: Equality, diversity and rights in health and social care (external examination)Unit 3: Health, safety and security in health and social care (external examination)Unit 4: Anatomy and physiology for health and social care (external examination)Unit 5: Infection Control (internal course work)Unit 6: Personalisation and a person-centred approach to care (external examination)Unit 7: Safeguarding (external examination) As well as the mandatary units there will be additional course work units that can be selected from a range of 17 optional units depending on individual interests. These are all internally assessed and include: Nutrition for HealthSexual health, reproduction and early developmentSupporting people with DementiaPromoting well beingPublic HealthPsychology for healthSociology for healthCaring for people with mental health conditionsSupporting people with disabilities Elements of practical work and additional work experience also enhance the learning experience.

3. Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at grades 4-9, including Level 4 in GCSE Mathematics and English Language

4. Equipment required

No equipment required

5. Assessment method

coursework assignments

6. Venue

Name The Cotswold School
Address The Avenue
GL54 2BD
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Phone 01451 820554

7. Other dates and venues

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