Soham Village College

Social Sciences

Social Sciences

E-Mail: headofhealthsocialcare@soham-college.org.uk

BTEC Health & Social Care First Award Level 1/Level 2

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Exam Board Qualification Specification
EdExcel Exam Board - BTEC First Award in Health & Social Care BTEC Health & Social Care First Award Level 1/Level 2 600/4782/3 (NQF)
     

This course is broken down into 4 units:

Unit 1: Human Lifespan Development - External examination (25%)
Unit 2: Health & Social Care Values – Internal assessment (25%)
Unit 3: Effective Communication in Health & Social Care – Internal assessment (25%)
Unit 5: Promoting Health & Wellbeing – Internal assessment (25%)

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Year 11

 

Units
Assessments
Units
Assessment

Autumn    

Unit 1 - Human Lifespan Development 

A: Explore human growth & development across life stages. 

B: Investigate factors that affect human growth & development & how they are interrelated.
External exam January 2017 Complete assignment 2 from Summer term 2016

Unit 3 - Effective Communication in Health & Social Care

A: Investigate different forms of communication.

Assignment 2 part B
(Controlled Assessment)
Due October 10th 2016
Assignment 3 part A
(Controlled Assessment)
Due November 2016

 

    B: Investigate barriers to communication in health & social care.

C: Communicate effectively in health & social care.
Assignment 3 part B and C
(Controlled Assessment)
Due December 2016
Spring    Unit 2 - Health & Social Care Values

A: Explore the care values that underpin current practice in health and social care.
Assignment 2 part A 
(Controlled Assessment) 
Due March 2017
Unit 5 - Promoting Health & Wellbeing
A: Explore the purpose, types & benefits of health promotion.
Assignment 5 part A(Controlled Assessment)
Due April 2017
Summer    Unit 2 - Health & Social Care Values B: Investigate ways of empowering individuals who use health and social care services. Assignment 2 part B(Controlled Assessment) 
Due July 2017
Unit 5 - Promoting Health & Wellbeing

B: Benefits of health promotion to both the health and wellbeing of the individual and the nation.
Assignment 2 part C
(Controlled Assessment)

Due May 2017