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Health and Social Care

Key Stage 4 Curriculum

BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Health & Social Care

Pupils will study the BTEC Award in Health & Social Care which is the equivalent to 1 GCSE within 120 Guided Learning Hours (GLH).

The BTEC Award consists of:

Core units

Unit 1 – Human Lifespan Development – External Assessment (30 GLH)
(Unit 1 – Human Life Span Development is a 1 hour external examination paper, which pupils sit in the January of Year 11.)

Unit 2 – Health and Social Care Values – Internal Assessment (30 GLH)

Optional specialist

Unit 3 – Effective Communication in Health and Social Care – Internal Assessment (30 GLH)

Unit 5 – Promoting Health and Wellbeing – Internal Assessment (30 GLH)

It is actively encouraged that you complete your work experience within the Health and Social Care Sector.

If you require further information about this curriculum area please contact the Principal Teacher Mrs K Murray – kmu@olchs.lancs.sch.uk