Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Ysgol Gyfun Cymer Rhondda

The Health and Social Care Department

Welcome to the Health and Social Care Department

 

Subject Leader

  • Mrs Hâf Matthews

Subject Teachers

  • Mrs Sian Windsor

 

Key Stage 4

 

The department offers the students an opportunity to follow the BTEC First Diploma in Health and Social Care. The course is designed to provide specialist work related qualification, which provides a thorough preparation for employment within the Health and Social Care field. The course will focus on:

  • Providing opportunities to acquire skills and knowledge

  • The role of health or social care worker, their relationship with patients and their responsibilities towards patients.

  • Providing opportunities for learners to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal qualities and attributes for successful performance in working life

Key Stage 5

 

We offer the WJEC AS/A Level, the course provides an excellent foundation to further education and careers within the health and social care field. During the year/two years, students will gain the opportunity to:

  • Organise events in order to promote healthier lifestyles

  • Develop a full understanding of the health and social care field

  • Analyse and study the full provision of health and social care services

  • Develop skills to deal with health clients

  • Gain opportunities to develop a range of skills required within the workplace and higher education

  • Develop key skills, namely; communication, application of number, working with others and information technology.

Progression/Career Opportunities

 

Due to the wide ranging topics covered the course provides an excellent foundation to a career in Nursing, Primary Teaching, Social Services. The course provides excellent progression to Higher Education.

 

 

Contact Details

Ysgol Gyfun Cymer Rhondda
Heol Graigwen
Cymer
Porth
Rhondda Cynon Taf
CF39 9HA
(Sat Nav: CF39 9EP)

Tel 01443 680800
Fax 01443 680810