Health and Social Care (Tech Award)


All students will follow the OCR Cambridge National Certificate in Health and Social Care . This qualification aims to improve the students knowledge and skills to be able to prepare them going into a career within this sector.

Course Content

4 units will be covered, 1 exam based and 3 coursework based units.

  1. Unit RO21 – Essential values of care for use with individuals in care settings, requires  a 1 hour exam
  2. Unit R022 – Communicating and working with individuals in health, social care and early years settings, requires 3 pieces of coursework.
  3. Unit R029 – Understanding the nutrients needed for good health, requires 3 pieces of coursework.
  4. Unit RO25 –  Understanding life stages, requires pieces of coursework.


All results for this qualification are awarded on the following scale:

Level 2 – Distinction* (*D2), Distinction (D2), Merit (M2), Pass (P2)

Level 1 – Distinction (D1), Merit (M1), Pass (P1)

Health and Social Specification

Please contact Mrs Hopkin for further information.