Health and Social Care

 Health and Social Care Level 3 National Diploma in Health and Social Care (Equivalent to 2 A Levels)

Examination Board: Edexcel

Introduction: To provide a substantial part of a study programme for learners who want a strong core of the Health and Social Care sector, with space for additional subjects studied to offer breadth or focus to their study programme.

Where does it lead? To a career in Health and Social Care, via higher education or entry- level employment such as apprenticeships.

Course details:

Unit

Mandatory and Core Units

How is the unit assessed?

1

2

4

5

7

8

Human Lifespan Development

Working in Health and Social Care

Enquiries into Current Research in Health and Social Care

Meeting individual Care and Support Needs

Principles of Safe Practice in Health and Social Care

Promoting Public Health

External examination

External examination

Task set by Pearson Examinations Board

Internally assessed assignment

Internally assessed assignment

Internally assessed assignment

 

Unit

Optional Units

How is the unit assessed?

6

11

19

Work Experience in Health and Social Care

Psychological Perspectives

Nutritional Health

Internally assessed assignment

Internally assessed assignment

Internally assessed assignment

 

Examination details: Both of the exam units will be sat in Year 1 of the course. Unit 1 will be sat in January and Unit 2 will be sat in May.

Key Contact: Curriculum Leader for Social Sciences- Mrs Culkeen (ellen.culkeen@slougheton.com)