Health and Social Care

YEAR 10

Health and social care btec TECH award

Aim
  • Give learners the opportunity to gain a broad understanding and knowledge of the health and social care sector

  • Give learners a more focused understanding of health and social care through the selection of optional specialist units

  • Give learners the opportunity to develop a range of personal skills and techniques, through the selection of units that are essential for successful performance in working life

  • Give opportunities for learners to achieve a nationally recognised level 1/level 2 health and social care qualification

  • Support progression into a more specialised level 3 vocational or academic course or into an apprenticeship.

Topics covered

Component 1: Human Lifespan Development

Component 2: Health and Social Care Services and Values

Homework

Set when needed and during all assessment periods

Assessment

Learning aim A Understand human growth and development across life stages and the factors that affect it

Learning Aim B Investigate how individuals deal with life events.

Component 2

Learning aim A Understand the different types of health and social care services and barriers to accessing them

Learning Aim B Demonstrate care values and review own practice.

 

Year 11

Health and Social Care BTEC FIRST AWARD

Aim

  • Give learners the opportunity to gain a broad understanding and knowledge of the health and social care sector

  • Give learners a more focused understanding of health and social care through the selection of optional specialist units

  • Give learners the opportunity to develop a range of personal skills and techniques, through the selection of units that are essential for successful performance in working life

  • Give opportunities for learners to achieve a nationally recognised level 1/level 2 health and social care qualification

  • Support progression into a more specialised level 3 vocational or academic course or into an apprenticeship.

Topics covered

Unit 3: Effective Communication in Health and Social Care

Unit 6: The Impact of Nutrition on Health and Wellbeing

Homework

Set when needed and during all assessment periods

Assessment

Unit 3

Learning aim A  We can all communicate

Learning aim B  Why can’t we communicate

Learning aim C  Work experience communication

 

Unit 6

Learning Aim A  Balanced and unbalanced diets

Learning Aim B  Specific dietary needs and diet plans

Year 13

Health and Social Care Double A2

Aim

A2 Health and Social Care gives students a greater awareness and understanding of current issues surrounding the topics and areas listed in the units below.

This specification introduces students to key concepts and a body of knowledge that will provide them with an invaluable and thoughtful perspective on contemporary issues in health and social care. It complements other A-Level studies and equips students with skills needed for higher education and the world of work. It reflects job opportunities relevant to areas of work, including community justice.

Topics covered

HSC06 - Practitioner Roles

HSC07 - Food and Fitness

HSC09 - Understanding Mental Disorders

HSC10 - Diagnosis, Treatment and Preventing Strategies

Homework

Will be set every lesson to extend knowledge and understanding or to prepare for portfolio work

Assessment

HSC06 - Portfolio is internally assessed and externally moderated

HSCO7 – externally assessed examination May/June

HSCO9 – Portfolio is internally assessed and externally moderated

HSC1O - externally assessed examination May/June