Health and Social Care

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Health and Social Care

Mrs E Rodger - Subject Leader

Health and Social Care Course Overview:

This is a vocational qualification
The course provides basic knowledge, skills and understanding which can be utilised in a care setting or as the basis for further education or training. The work completed relates to health, social care and early years care settings.
Students will study different types of care services and the range of care practitioners who provide these services. Units of work relating to service users’ rights, effective communication, first aid and understanding life stages are studied over the two year period.

To find out more about the curriculum Siddal Moor delivers, please contact the school and ask to speak to the Assistant Headteacher - Curriculum.

Curriculum Outline:

The course provides basic knowledge, skills and understanding which can be utilised in a care setting or as the basis for further education or training. The work completed relates to health, social care and early years care settings.

Students will study different types of care services and the range of care practitioners who provide these services. Units of work relating to service users’ rights, effective communication and first aid are studied over the two year period alongside other units relevant to working in the health, social care and early years sector.

Many of the units studied contain transferable skills, which can be utilised in many areas of work, for example communication skills, first aid, relevant legislation including Health and Safety at Work Act, Data Protection and Equal Opportunities.

This subject can lead into work in education, nursery nursing, social work and caring also nursing and midwifery.

All students study OCR Level 1/2 Cambridge National Certificate in Health and Social Care (J811)

Examination Course

Subject Title:Board:Subject Code:Qualification:Course DetailsCourse Specification
Health and Social CareOCRJ811Level 2 CertLink to Course DetailsLink to Course Specification

Curriculum Overview

 

Autumn - Year 10

Unit R031
Using basic first aid procedures

Unit R022
Communicating and working with individuals in health, social care and early years settings

Spring - Year 10

Unit R031
Using basic first aid procedures

Unit R022
Communicating and working with individuals in health, social care and early years settings

Summer - Year 10

Unit R022
Communicating and working with individuals in health, social care and early years settings

Unit R021
Essential values of care for use with individuals in care settings

Unit R025
Understanding life stages

Autumn - Year 11

Unit R025
Understanding life stages

Unit R021
Essential values of care for use with individuals in care settings - Exam unit

Spring - Year 11

Unit R021
Essential values of care for use with individuals in care setting

Upgrading and remarking of units

Summer - Year 11

Unit R021
Revise for resit of unit