OCR Level 4 NVQ Health and Social Care  


The qualification has two pathways - Adults & Children and Young People. To obtain this qualification a total of 8 units must be completed for each pathway, 4 core and 4 optional units.

Core Modules (Generic)
  • Use and develop methods and systems to communicate, record and report.

  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of healthy and safe practices in the working environment.

  • Take responsibility for the continuing professional development of self and others.

Core Modules (Children and young people)

  • Develop practice which promotes the environment, well-being and protection of children and young people.

Core Modules (Adult)
  • Develop practices which promote choice, well-being and protection of all individuals In addition candidates will have to choose 4 more modules (Children and Young People pathway) and 4 modules out of 43 (Adult pathway and Generic Units).

Entry Requirements
  • Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Care.

  • Substantial relevant working experience in management and supervisory positions.


The results are assessed by:

  • Portfolio building

  • External assessment

This Course equips an individual to work confidently as a senior care assistant in care Homes such as Nursing Homes, Residential Homes, Hospitals as well as domiciliary care settings.

Duration : 18 Months
Location: London Campus
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Course Fee: 4,000 (excluding registration and examinations fee).
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