Health & Social Care
CTEC Level 2

Awarding Body: OCR

Qualification Level(s)

Available as:

  • Diploma (Equivalent of three GCSE’s)

Course Description

This course could take you directly into employment or an apprenticeship in the growing health and social care sector. Alternatively, this could be a stepping stone to level 3 studies. To progress to level 3 you will need at least a Merit grade overall and GCSE English at grade 4 or above.

 

There are no additional entry requirements for this course. Please refer to the basic entry requirements for this course/level.

This course provides an enjoyable, work-related experience of the health and care sector. Units include:

  • Communication in Health and Social Care
  • Individual Rights in Health and Social Care
  • Individual Needs in Health and Social Care
  • The Impact of Diet on Health
  • Human Lifespan Development
  • Creative and Therapeutic Activities
  • Ensuring Safe Environments in Health and Social Care

This course is an introduction to Health and Social Care, you will be able to develop your written, verbal and interaction skills during the programme. You will be assessed in a variety of ways including written work, controlled assessments, role plays and different assessments on the iPad

100% coursework

You will be encouraged to participate in competitions such as Youth Speaks. You can take a First Aid course, which is an excellent addition to your CV, alongside gaining certificates in Food Hygiene. You can also participate in the NCS (National Citizen Service) programme.

This course could take you directly into employment or an apprenticeship in the growing health and social care sector. Alternatively, this could be a stepping stone to level 3 studies.

The National Citizen Service programme is completed in June (dates are yet to be confirmed).