Vocational Course

Health & Social Care OCR Level 2

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About this course

If you are interested in working in a Health or Social Care setting this course will enable you to gain practical skills and experience through a compulsory work based placement.

In College you will build your knowledge by studying a range of interesting units.

What will I learn?

You will complete 8 units including:

  • Vocational Practice
  • Lifespan Development
  • Ensuring Safe Environments
  • Effective Communication

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is by a range of written assignments and witness statements.

What do I need?

General Requirements

  • 3 GCSEs with 1 subject at grade D and English and Maths at grade 2 (grade E)

Specific Requirements

  • Science at grade E

In certain circumstances we will accept variations to this entry guide and create a personalised programme.

Where can it take me?

  • Halesowen College - Level 3 vocational courses, including Health & Social Care
  • Careers - position in the health and care sector, eg care assistant

Additional Information

You are required to have a clear Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for placements and will need a positive reference.