Course details

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Qualification name Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation Oxford Cambridge & RSA Examinations
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 7th September 2022
Cost description none
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

The course is a predominately portfolio work, which consists of assignment-based learning. The course delves into the world of health and social care, where we cover topics that focus on health, lifestyles and children. Students are tracked throughout to determine the level of achievement, and detailed feedback is provided throughout the course, leading to excellent results. Students will: - learn to analyse, evaluate, research and problem-solve. - participate in producing a lesson for Year 7, developing an activity for a child and visiting/working with services in the local area. - learn how to communicate effectively with different ages and understand the importance of communication within this field. - participate in assignment-based activities, research and investigative work and group work. - learn how to use feedback to their advantage.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

B grade in English Language is advisable, a C grade may be considered. You do not need to have done this subject at GCSE.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

Year 12, 3 mandatory units Unit 1: Building positive relationships in H&SC (internal assessment) Unit 2: Equality, Diversity and rights in H&SC (external exam) Unit 10:Nutrition for Health (internal assessment) Year 13, 3 mandatory units: Unit 3: Health, safety and security in H&SC (external exam) Unit 4: Anatomy & physiology for H&SC (external exam) Unit 17: Supporting people with mental health conditions (internal Assessment)

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Name Cockermouth School
Address Castlegate Drive
CA13 9HF
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Phone 01900 898888

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