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Health and Social Care

SUBJECT:

Health and Social Care

 

 

Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Principles

 

The BTEC Tech Award in Health and Social Care has been designed to allow learners to draw on the knowledge and skills acquired from these core subjects where relevant. When studying for this course, learners can use the knowledge and skills gained from other subjects (including English, maths and science), giving them the opportunity to apply their academic knowledge to everyday work and contexts. The skills acquired are applicable to a range of post-16 study options.

 

YEAR GROUP

SCHEME or QUALIFICATIONS

AUTUMN

TOPICS

SPRING

TOPICS

SUMMER

TOPICS

ASSESSMENT

 

10

BTEC Tech Award Level 1 / 2 in Health and Social Care

 

 

 

 

 

 

Component 1 - Human life span development Learning Aim A:

Understand human growth and development across life stages and the factors that affect it

Component 1 – Human Lifespan Development Learning Aim B: Investigate how individuals deal with life events.

 

Component 2 – Health and Social Care Services and Values Learning Aim A/B:

 

Understand the different types of Health and Social Care services and the barriers to accessing them / Demonstrate care values and review own practice

 

 

Students complete one classroom based controlled investigations for component 1 and 2, with each assessment lasting no more than 6 hours. Students get the opportunity to resubmit their work once to ensure it reaches pass, merit or distinction criteria.

11

BTEC Tech Award Level 1 / 2 in Health and Social Care

 

 

 

 

 

Component 3 – Health and Wellbeing Part A and B: Factors affecting health and wellbeing and interpreting health indicators.

 

Component 2 Health and Social Care Services and Values – Learning Aim B: Demonstrate care values and review own practice.

Component 2: Health and social care services and values (catch up) / Component 3 – resit

Students complete in- class assessments to check exam content knowledge and sit the exam in Jan/Feb. Students get the opportunity to resit in May. They continue to sit in class-controlled assignments lasting no more than 6 hours each. Students get the opportunity to resubmit their work once to ensure it reaches pass, merit or distinction criteria.