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Health and Social Care A Level at Alsager School

Course description

AS: Two units including one exam.
- Unit 1: Effective care and communication (coursework)
- Unit 3: Life as a challenge (exam)

A2: Two units including one exam
- Unit 6: Practitioner Roles (coursework)
- Unit 7: Food and Fitness (exam)

This subject enables you to develop an understanding of Health & Social Care principles and practices. You will cover topics including effective caring and communication, child development, the role of food and fitness in Health and Social Care as well as physical aspects of health; it will also provide you with essential skills and knowledge required for a career in the health and social sectors.

The subject works well with Psychology, Biology and PE.

Entry requirements

You will require five GCSE passes at C or above.


50% Exam
50% Coursework

50% exam
50% Coursework

Future opportunities

This course will provide entry to many University and Higher Education courses for careers such as:
- Health and Social Services.
- Early Years Teaching
- Midwifery
- Nursing
- Nursery Nursing
- Occupational Therapy
- Paramedical Care
- Social Work
- Police Officer
- Probation Officer
- Any many moreā€¦

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Alsager School directly.

Last updated date: 12 January 2016
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