Bingley Grammar School

Health & Social Care (Cambridge National) Certificate Level 1/2

Health and Social Care is a practical work related course. Cambridge Nationals in Health and Social Care are targeted at 14-16 year olds in a school environment. The Certificate being the same size as a GCSE. Students learn by completing projects and assignments that are closely linked to real life situations. You will get the opportunity to learn about Health and Social Care and Early Years  and the good practice in national and local settings.

Knowledge Learned & Skills Developed: 

Students gain a broad understanding of Health and Social Care, developing skills, knowledge and understanding in order to work in the Health and Social Care sector. A Cambridge National Certificate can lead to a junior level position in a wide variety of career areas, including nursing, care homes, counselling, classroom/nursery assistant, social work and other health related employment.

Enrichment

The department offers after school support for all Health and Social Care students years 9 -13 by arrangement with individual teachers. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.

Assessment

OCR Cambridge Nationals in Health and Social Care

Level 1/2 Cambridge National Award in Health and Social Care (60 GLH) J801

Year 10 & 11 -

75% assignments ( 3 assignments - R022, R023, R026 )

25% examination ( 1 exam R021 - 1 hour   2 attempts )

Curriculum Overview

Year 9

Year 10

Year 11

R021 Essential values of care with individuals in care settings:

- how to support individuals to maintain their rights

- the importance of the values of care and how they are applied

- how legislation impacts on care settings

- how personal hygiene, safety and security measures protect individuals

R023: Understanding body systems and disorders:

- how body systems work

- disorders that affect body systems

- Interpret data obtained from measuring body rates with reference to the functioning of healthy body systems

R026: Planning for employment in health, social care and children and young people’s workforce:

- careers in health, social care or the children and young people’s workforce

-  working in health, social care or the children and young people’s workforce

- plan for careers in health, social care or the children and young people’s workforce

R021: Essential values of care with individuals in care settings - examined (25%)

Written paper OCR set and marked 1 hour

- understand how to support individuals to maintain their rights

- understand the importance of the values of care and how they are applied

- understand how legislation impacts on care settings

- understand how personal hygiene, safety and security measures protect individuals

Unit R022: Communicating and working with individuals in health, social care and early years settings - 25 %

In school assessment. Centre assessed tasks OCR moderated

- understand how to communicate effectively

- understand the personal qualities that contribute to effective care

- be able to communicate effectively within a health, social care and early years setting.

R023: Understanding body systems and disorders - Centre assessed tasks OCR moderated - 25 %

- know how body systems work

- understand disorders that affect body systems

- be able to interpret data obtained from measuring body rates with reference to the functioning of healthy body systems

R026: Planning for employment in health, social care and children and young people’s workforce

Centre assessed tasks OCR moderated - 25%

- know about careers in health, social care or the children and young people’s workforce

- understand the nature of working in health, social care or the children and young people’s workforce

- be able to plan for careers in health, social care or the children and young people’s workforce.


Useful Resources and Revision Support

https://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/cambridge-nationals/health-and-social-care-level-1-2-j801-j811-j821/

https://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/cambridge-nationals/health-and-social-care-level-1-2-j801-j811-j821/assessment

Useful for videos and up to date information - https://www.scie.org.uk/

Text Book  http://www.hoddereducation.co.uk/Product?Product=9781471899744