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Health & Social Care A2 Level (single award) at Samuel Lister Academy

Course description

This course provides students with a broad knowledge and understanding of health, social and early year's issues affecting the Care sector.  Students' learning is applied to a range of work-related contexts through links with local employers, case studies and research. 

Course content

A2 compulsary units:

  • Working in health and social care
  • Human development
  • Plus 4 optional units

Entry requirements

5 or more GCSEs at C or above including Maths and English and preferably Science.  Success at AS level.


You will be assessed through both examined and portfolio units.

Future opportunities

You will learn skills which colleges, universities and employers will require - problem solving, working with others, wroking on own initiative. The qualification allows for a number of progression routes:

  • Higher education and access to university courses
  • Health e.g, nursing and social care
  • Social work and education
  • Further training and employment.

Further information

We expect students to be responsible for their own learning, this means hard work and commitment to their studies, meeting given deadlines and remaining motivated throughout.  Excellent attendance is essential if you wish to be successful on this course.  For further information, please contact Mrs Roberts or Mrs Daykin at Aire Valley School.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Samuel Lister Academy directly.

Last updated date: 26 June 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year