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OCR National Health and Social Care Level 1/2

Why choose this subject?

The biggest benefit of working in the Health and Social Care sector is job satisfaction. Usually, people who work within Health and Social Care, have a passion for helping and supporting others. A person working in Health and Social Care is making a difference to someone's life.
Are you interested in how people develop during their life?
Do you want to make a difference to people’s lives?
Do you want to work in a health, social care or early years setting?

Course content

Cambridge National in Health and Social Care introduces students to the specialist knowledge and skills needed to work in various care settings. This qualification focuses on core values and communicating with individuals so as to maintain their dignity and sense of being valued. Students will also look at the development of individuals physically, intellectually,linguistically, emotionally and socially and how they can be kept safe in health and social care settings. Finally students will look at health promotion carrying out a campaign to benefit individuals in society
Units include:
Unit R032: Principles of Care in Health and Social care settings
Unit R033: Supporting individuals through life events
Unit R035: Health promotion campaign.

Possible careers

There are 100s of jobs this course could lead you to, some are listed below.

  • Care worker / Care assistant
  • Senior care
  • Social worker
  • Community support
  • Management
  • Occupational therapist
  • Activities worker or co-ordinator
  • Midwife
  • Nursing
  • Social Worker Counsellor
  • Physiotherapist
  • Ambulance / Paramedic
  • Anaesthetist
  • Art therapist
  • Dietician
  • Audiologist
  • Youth offending team officer
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Drug and alcohol worker
  • Music therapist
  • Health trainer

If you have any questions, please contact Miss Griffiths.