In Key Stage 4 students can opt to study the Cambridge National OCR Level 1/2 Certificate in Health and Social Care. This two-year course will prepare students for jobs in roles where they will be expected to communicate effectively with people and provide support within environments such as care settings for the elderly, children and disabled people of all ages.
This course is also suitable for those wishing to gain a qualification to support further study in higher education in areas such as Nursing, Social Work, Teaching and Nursery Nursing.
In Key Stage 5 students can opt to study the Level 3 BTEC National Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care. This two-year course comprises of two examination units and two coursework units. The qualification incorporates topics relevant across the Health and Social Care sector including Human Lifespan Development, Working in Health and Social Care and Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs.