Health and Social Care OCR Cambridge National Diploma Level 1/2 (240glh)
This is a Level 1/2 course and is the equivalent of 2 GCSE’s and is marked as Pass, Merit or Distinction. The grading for the course overall is: Level 1 Pass (F/G grade), Level 1 Merit (E grade), Level 1 Distinction (D grade), Level 2 Pass (C grade), Level 2 Merit (B Grade), Level 2 Distinction (A grade) and Level 2 Distinction* (A* grade. This course covers therefore all GCES grades from F/G to an A*.
- Essential values of care for use with individuals in care settings (external assessment)
- Communicating and working with individuals in health, social care and early years settings (internal assessment)
- Understanding body systems and disorders (internal assessment)
- Creative activities to support individuals in health, social care and early years (internal assessment)
- Using basic first aid procedures (internal assessment)
You will also have resit English and/or Maths added to your timetable if you have not achieved a C grade equivalent/ Level 4 or above.
Start date: September 2017
Course lecturers: Our lecturers have vocational experience in the relevant sectors and are qualified at degree and post-graduate level.
Our facilities: Our classrooms are built to provide a practical and unique learning experience
Kit required: All students will require our health and social care uniform.
Students who have studied the Level 3 course have gone on to further study at university and progressed to careers in: Nursing, Midwifery, Emergency Services, Teaching, Social Work, Youth and Community Support.
Studying body systems
Meet your lecturer
Kate is the Maltings College’s lecturer for Health and Social Care, leading this challenging and rewarding course. With a degree in Psychology and Counselling and a qualified teacher, Kate has extensive experience of helping students to excel in the Health and Social Care Sector and has been recognised for delivering exceptional results by visiting assessors. Kate uses her skills and knowledge to support young people, including ‘mindfulness’ techniques and support for careers planning – particularly important for Health and Social Care which can open a range of doors. As part of this, she is committed to her Continuous Professional Development (CPD) which has recently included a visit to an NHS hospital to shadow Matrons at work, to support teaching in the classroom and careers advice.