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Health and Social Care (Single Award)

GCSE Health and Social Care (Single Award)

 

This course introduces you to health, social care and early years and children’s services sectors and provides a foundation for further study and employment.
 
Through the study of health and social care:
  • you can actively engage in health and social care processes to develop as an effective and independent learner;
  • understand aspects of personal development and the health, social care and early years and children’s services sector by investigating and evaluating a range of services and organisations; 
  • develop a critical and analytical approach to problem solving within the health, social care and early years and children’s services sectors; and
  • examine issues that affect the nature and quality of human life, giving consideration to cultural and diversity issues.
 
What will I study and how will I be assessed?
Unit 1
 
“Working in Health and Social Care”
 
60%
towards GCSE
 
3 controlled assessment tasks
 
Unit 2
 
“Personal Development”
 
40%
towards GCSE
 
1 hour 30 minute written exam paper
 
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