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Health and Social Care

Award in Health and Social Care - EDEXCEL

There is one examination

Human lifespan development
The coursework unit’s cover:
Health and Social care values: This unit focuses on how individuals expect to be treated and the rights they have.
Communication in health and social care: This unit looks at how to effectively communicate with all individuals in society. Factors that create diversity within societies; students will develop these ideas to look at discrimination and the methods that can be used to prevent discrimination.


The Caring Sectors Level 1 - EDEXCEL

There are two 2 examinations

Human lifespan development
Healthy Living
The coursework unit’s cover:

Health and Social Care Values
Effective Communication in Health and Social Care
Promoting Health and Wellbeing
Individual Rights in Health and Social Care
Human Body Systems and Care of Disorders
Services in Health and Social Care
Social Influences on Health and Wellbeing
The Impact of Nutrition on Health and Wellbeing
Equality and Diversity in Health and Social Care

Special provision

Exploring the caring sectors

The course focuses on the following topics:

Introduction to the caring sectors: the unit looks at the different life stages and the factors that can influence growth and development.
Communication with Adults and children in health and social care: looks at the different types of communication and the methods that can be applied to communicate with individuals in all of the life stages.
Learning experiences for young children: To explore the different ways of engaging children in the learning process.
Keeping children safe: Explore physical safety and the methods that can be used to overcome the hazards. Along with looking at and exploring emotional safety.
Career progression: To explore the world of work and the stages an individual has to go through to attain their desired career.