What is involved in health and social care GCSE?

What is involved in health and social care GCSE?

In particular, they learn about: human development through the main life stages and age ranges; factors affecting health and development, including behavioural, environmental, physical and socio-economic factors; the importance of safeguarding in health, social care and early years settings.

What is GCSE Health and Social Care equivalent to?

Enrolling on the Level 2 in Health and Social Care provides the opportunity to achieve a nationally-recognised Level 2 vocationally-specific qualification. This is a 15-credit programme that focuses on particular aspects of employment within the appropriate vocational sector. It is broadly equivalent to one GCSE.

What level is health and social care at GCSE?

Level 1
There are no previous learning requirements for this qualification. It is suitable for learners who have achieved a Level 1 qualification or who have no previous knowledge of the children’s care, play, learning and development sectors.


1. What is this qualification worth? There are OCR Project Qualifications at Level 1 and 2. These are equivalent to a short course GCSE.

What jobs can you get with health and social care GCSE?

Professions and job roles

  • Health administration.
  • Care management.
  • Further Education teaching.
  • Community development.
  • Charity Officer.
  • Social work.
  • Nursing.
  • Health therapies.

Can you do health and social care for GCSE?

GCSE Health and Social Care is a useful, practical, stimulating qualification, particularly valuable for students interested in health or those who have an interest in caring for people. Finally, there’s one more reason learners should sign up for this personal development course.

What jobs can you get with a health and social GCSE?

What jobs can you get with Health and Social Care Level 2?

You could gain employment within jobs such as a Nurse, Nanny, Social and Health Care Worker, care assistants, Nursing assistants, Physiotherapists and Child Care worker, Biomedical scientist, Radiologists and Radiographers.

What jobs can you get with health and social care?

What can I do with a Health and Social Care degree?

  • Adult Nurse.
  • Care Worker.
  • Community Development Worker.
  • Counsellor.
  • Health Promotion Specialist.
  • Occupational Therapist.
  • Social Worker.
  • Youth Worker.

Is AQA easier than OCR?

A lot of the time these differences just seem harder or easier due to your personal preferences and strengths. For example OCR being a lot more context based than AQA so for some people they may struggle with applying their knowledge to situations and therefore find it harder.

What jobs can I do with Health and Social Care Level 2?

Where can I find the CCEA health and social care specification?

Please email CCEA Helpline [email protected] for queries/support. The CCEA GCSE Health and Social Care specification provides opportunities for students to develop a broad knowledge and understanding of what is required for working in the health, social care and early years sectors.

Are there any resources for Health and social care?

For health and social care, we have several free resources that you might already be familiar with: ExamBuilder, exemplar material, SAMs and examiner and moderator reports. We know these are useful for you from the feedback that we get, so keep on using these to support your students working from home.

What is Unit 2 in health and social care?

Unit 2: Working in the Health, Social Care and Early Years Sectors. This specification supports the Northern Ireland Curriculum at Key Stage 4 and gives students further opportunities to achieve their potential and develop skills for life.

What is the Cambridge National Health and social care qualification?

Our Cambridge National in Health and Social Care introduces students to the specialist knowledge and skills needed to work in various care settings. Underpinning the qualification is a focus on core values and communicating with individuals so as to maintain their dignity and sense of being valued. Specification code: J801, J811