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A creative hub for all gifted and talented 14 – 19 year olds across Kirklees

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Health & Social Care

As well as for the obvious reasons like wanting to help less fortunate people and being a caring person, some people feel it’s in their nature to work in a health and social care role. It’s a kind of vocation.
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There has never been a more crucial time in our society to develop and train young people to help in such a wide range of careers in nursing, social work, teaching, youth and community.

Health & Social Care

Why study Health and Social Care?

This one A-level equivalent will help, alongside other qualifications, through applied learning, to develop the core specialist knowledge, skills and understanding required in the health and social care sector. This qualification isn’t just about caring for babies or the elderly and the ill; it will provide learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding to progress into Higher Education on a health and social care-related programme such as Health and Social Care, Nursing, Social Work or Early Childhood Studies. Health and social care is a necessity to the society, a career in this area will be rewarding and morally satisfying. Go for it.

Which syllabus do we follow?

Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care

What is the course about?

This course will provide learners with the opportunity, through applied learning, to develop the core specialist knowledge, skills and understanding required in the health and social care sector. Learners will take six units made up of mandatory and optional units: Everybody will study the following mandatory units:

  • Building positive relationships in health and social care
  • Equality, diversity and rights in health and social care
  • Health, safety and security in health and social care
  • Anatomy and physiology for health and social care

Assessment

Mandatory units
3 x 60 GLH, 1 x 90 GLH and an appropriate combination of 30 GLH and 60 GLH units.
Three externally examined units and the rest are centre assessed and three externally examined units and the rest are centre assessed and moderated by OCR.

Specific Entry Requirements

Students applying for Health & Social Care should achieve at the very least a Level 4 in English Language, Maths and 3 other GCSE subjects. Students invited for interview will be asked to prepare a piece of written work set by the CMSS. This work will be assessed by the subject specialist as part of the interview process and will contribute to the decision of an offer being made.

Would You Like To Find Out More?

Maybe you have a question about the different range of units you can study? Or maybe you want a bit more info on the resources? Whatever your question, the Tutors are more than happy to answer any that you have. Get in touch and we’ll get back to you with all the answers.

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About the school

The Creative & Media Studio School is open to all young people who have a creative flare and are aged between 16 – 19 years old.

The Creative and Media Studio School was the first Studio School to open in the world in 2010. Since then it has achieved a series of fantastic outcomes for students. Today's news (14.08.2014) follows in that tradition and we are delighted

David Nicoll

Chief Executive of The Studio Schools Trust

With this course we will be the fashion designers of the future; we now have the skills and knowledge to excel, nothing can hold us back.

Alex & Danielle

Students

My Art lessons in the Studio School have shown me that it's not what you see, but what you make others see; I've been completely inspired.

Lauren

Student

With the skills I have developed and opportunities I have been given in the field of Graphic Design, I am positive that it will help me to lead a successful life with a very fulfilling career.

Jack

Student

Photography means I can make Art out of real life objects. I love seeing how my skills can create amazing pieces of work, it's very exciting.

Launa

Student

Textiles at the Studio School has allowed us to express ourselves, explore different specialist techniques, find our inner creativity and apply it to exciting scenarios.

Arusah

Student

Learning Business in the Studio School has helped me realise that Business is everywhere and has enabled me to see the world through grown up eyes.

Jade

Student

Creative Media Production gives me the skills, confidence and experience to work with external businesses and create professional video products whilst gaining a qualification.

Matty

Student

Drama has really helped me to develop skills I can use in all my subjects. I've really grown in confidence because of the way I have been taught.

Jessica

Student

It's helped me to realise the number of employment opportunities available in the Music Industry, giving me the skills to succeed in any profession. I've developed skills in communication, teamwork, cooperation and Music Technology skills.

Isobel

Student

Contact Us

T: 01484 382140
@: hello@studio-school.org.uk

The Creative & Media Studio School
Netherhall Learning Campus,
Rawthorpe Terrace,
Huddersfield.
HD5 9NY

Named contact for queries: Joanne Ainley ainleyj@nlconline.org.uk

NLC/CMSS Complaints Policy can be found here.

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