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Health & Social Care

What is Health & Social Care?

Heatlh & Social Care is a subject that will allow you to progress to study Nursing, Teacher Training, Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Youth Work at various universities





Why Study Health & Social Care?

By completing this course you will have a good grounding for a career in any form of social care.

  • Complete a demanding course with confidence.
  • Experienced teachers who offer support and guidance.
  • The course allows you to study independently.
  • The course gives a good foundation to a variety of degree courses and professions.
  • Health and Social Care gives you a variety of work experience opportunities, including working with the young and the old.
  • You will have the chance to attend conferences - NHS Wales and to meet with guest speakers.



What Will I Learn?

The course is set up to accommodate students wishing to study AS and A2.

Within the course you will study a range of units that are mandatory to complete to be successful in the course.

All units are assessed internally through coursework.

Examples of units are as follows:

  • Developing effective communication in Health and Social Care
  • Equality diversity and rights in Health and Social Care
  • Development through the life stages
  • Nutrition for Health and Social Care
  • Promoting Health education
  • Psychological perspectives for Health and Social Care



What Do I Need to Study Health & Social Care?

In order for you to be able to meet the demands of studying a course in Health and Social Care, you need to gain the following qualifications at GCSE:

  • 5 A* - C grades, including a Grade B in Health and Social Care and a Grade C or above in both English and Mathematics.



If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us:

Ms O Tattum, Head of Sixth Form
0161 212 1930

Ms A Ahmed, Course for Health & Social Care

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