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Applied Health and Social Care A Level at The Whitehaven Academy

Course description

Single Award: Communication in care settings, promoting good health, promoting quality care, care practice and provision, mental health issues, anatomy and physiology in practice.

Double Award: in addition to the single award study areas above, you will also study working in early-years care and education, health as a lifestyle choice, caring for older people, child development, research methods in health and social care, social trends.

Entry requirements

Five GCSE grade Cs or above, including a grade C in English Language. Grade C or above in GCSE Child Development or Health & Social Care would be an advantage.


Single Award – 4 coursework units and 2 written exams

Double Award – 9 coursework units and 3 written exams

Future opportunities

Early years teaching, nursing, psychology, physiotherapy, radiotherapy, social care, speech therapy, diet and nutrition, and other health related careers.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Whitehaven Academy directly.

Last updated date: 30 March 2017
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