Subject Area: Health & Social Care
Level: CTEC Level 3 Diploma
Exam Board: OCR
– CTEC Introductory Diploma (equivalent to 1 A level)
– CTEC Diploma (equivalent to 2 A levels)
All students on either the CTEC Level 3 Introductory Diploma or the CTEC Level 3 Diploma are expected to have at least four GCSEs at grade A*-C or 9-4. You will need at least a grade 4 in GCSE English or a merit in Health & Social Care OCR National/Level 2 BTEC First, if taken.
What will I study?
The CTEC Level 3 Health and Social Care courses encapsulate the Health and Social Care sector through a wide range of units embracing learning about an individual’s rights and needs, cultural diversity, the impact of diet and different sociological/psychological perspective. The qualifications are an ideal foundation for entering the workplace or higher education, providing you with a theoretical background reinforced with practical skills that transfer into the modern world.
The 3 mandatory units for the introductory diploma are:
Developing Effective Communication;
Equality, Diversity and Rights;
Health, Safety and Security.
The additional units for the introductory technical diploma (equivalent to two A levels) are:
Sociological Perspectives for Health and Social Care
Psychological Perspectives for Health and Social Care
Safeguarding Adults and Promoting Independence
Working in the Social Care Sector.
Our students progress onto a range of health and social care-related courses at higher education level, such as Primary Teaching, Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work, and Early Childhood Studies. This CTEC also provides an ideal foundation for entering the workplace.