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Health and Social Care

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Level 1 / 2 Cambridge National Certificate in Health and Social Care

The Cambridge National Certificate in Health and Social Care will equip students with a sound, specialist knowledge along with skills for everyday use.

Year 10 Programme of Study:

R0 21: Essential values of care for use with individuals in care settings - this is an examined unit.

R022: Communicating and working with individuals in health, social care and early years settings.

Year 11 Programme of Study:

R028: Understanding the development and protection of young children in an early years setting.

R031: Using basic first aid procedures.

BTEC                                            GCSE equivalent


Level 2 Distinction*                        A*

Level 2 Distinction                          A                 

Level 2 Merit                                 B

Level 2 Pass                                  C

Level 1 Distinction                          D

Level 1 Merit                                 E

Level 1 Pass                                  F


You should consider this subject if…

  1. You want a career in health, social care or early years

  2. You prefer to complete controlled assessments rather than examinations

  3. You want a more vocational/workplace subject matter.

  4. You want to learn practical skills like emergency first aid and development of children


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