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ASA2 HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE (DOUBLE) OCR (2 years) Course Content ? Double AS You will study 6 units:1.Promoting Quality Care2.Communication in Care Settings3.Promoting Good Health4.Caring for People with Additional Needs5.Early Years Care and Education6.Caring for Older People.In year 2 you will study 6 further units covering topics such as mental health, anatomy and physiology, child development, understanding human behaviour (Psychology) research methods and care practice. The course is highly supportive of the L3 Communications Key Skills qualification and will enable you to achieve this through aspects of your coursework. Work Experience In addition to classroom teaching and coursework there will also be a total of 3 weeks work experience during the 2 years in a range of care settings working with various client groups. This is invaluable in relation to helping you make an informed choice and supports your university application. Methods of Teaching Examined units are taught in a classroom environment but the course is also very student-centred enabling you to develop independent skills and also learn to work as a team member through a variety of practical tasks and activities linked to your coursework. It is important that you enjoy coursework as there is a large amount to produce which requires commitment and organisational skills. Methods and Patterns of Assessment Eight out of twelve units are coursework which are internally assessed and externally moderated. Four units are examined and marked externally. Each unit will be graded individually. Marks accumulated over the twelve units will be amalgamated to generate final grades. Financial Implications Students will be expected to pay for their own travel to a work placement. It is required that students buy a text book (approx cost ?20). The college has a Student Support Fund for those who have difficulty affording such costs. Career Possibilities Students can use this double A level to progress onto higher education. Many students take up careers in Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work, Occupational therapy or Primary School Teaching.

ASA2 HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE (DOUBLE) OCR (2 years) Course Content ? Double AS You will study 6 units:1.Promoting Quality Care2.Communication in Care Settings3.Promoting Good Health4.Caring for People with Additional Needs5.Early Years Care and Education6.Caring for Older People.In year 2 you will study 6 further units covering topics such as mental health, anatomy and physiology, child development,...

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