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LEVEL 2 TECHNICAL AWARD IN HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE

Examination Board: NCFE CACHE     Specification: 603/3294/3

Description of Course

This course provides the opportunity to gain a vocational qualification that gives an introduction to the health and social care sector. It includes knowledge and understanding of the health and social care sector, professional practice and the health and social care practitioner and human growth and development through the life stages.

A variety of topics will be covered including health and social care provision, job roles of health and social care practitioners, how health and social care services are accessed, specific care needs and services accessed by individuals throughout the life stages, informal care, regulation and inspection in health and social care provision, the responsibilities of health and social care practitioners, different career pathways in the health and social care sector, development across the life span,  influences on human development, transitions and significant life events.

How Will You Learn

You will complete a variety of practical and written tasks within the classroom.  You will produce three pieces of coursework set by CACHE for each of the following units:

TAHSC 1: Introduction to the health and social care sector

TAHSC 2: Professional practice and the health and social care practitioner

TAHSC 3: Human growth and development through the life stages

Method of Assessment

To gain this qualification, you will need to achieve a minimum of a pass grade in each of the 3 coursework assessments and in the externally set externally marked short answer exam.

Pathways after Year 11

Further Study

Learners will be able to progress to further relevant vocational training programmes of study at level 2 or level 3 including Health and Social Care, which Liskeard Sixth Form offers.

Career Routes

This course provides a vocational qualification that introduces learners to health and social care enabling them to develop their knowledge and understanding of the range of career opportunities available to them in the sector.

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Contact

Head Teacher: Mr Alex Lingard

Liskeard School & Community College
Luxstowe
Liskeard
Cornwall
PL14 3EA

How to find us

Tel: +44(0)1579 342344

School Attendance Line (24 hours): +44(0)1579 325730

Fax: +44(0)1579 343350

Email: enquiries@liskeard.cornwall.sch.uk

 

 

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