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Health & Social Care - A Level at Bishop Milner Catholic College

Course description

This course introduces students to key concepts and a body of knowledge that will provide them with an invaluable and thoughtful perspective on contemporary issues in health and social care.It complements other A-Level studies and equips students with skills needed for higher education and the world of work. It reflects job opportunities relevant to areas of work, including community justice.

Course content

What will I study during the AS course & how will it be assessed?

Unit 1: Effective Care and communication (Portfolio)

This unit introduces you to a selection of services provided for clients in health and social care. It also introduces some of the factors which are required for a good quality of life and some of the skills and techniques carers can use in order to treat people well.

Unit 2: Understanding health conditions and patient care pathways (Examination)

This unit aims to develop your knowledge and understanding of a range of health conditions, and the appropriate patient care pathways which are commonly followed based on a patient-centred approach to care.or

Unit 3: Life as a challenge (Examination)

This unit explores a range of challenges faced by people due to physical disability, learning disability, mental health issues and social circumstances.What will I study during the A2 course & how will it be assessed?

Unit 6: Practitioner roles (Coursework portfolio)

This unit aims to increase your understanding of the world of work in health and social care. It also helps you to reflect on your own suitability for different job roles.

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Unit 5: Learning and Development (Examination)

Unit 7: Food and fitness (Examination)

Unit 10: Diagnosis and treatment (Examination)

Entry requirements

5 A* - C GCSE Passes

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bishop Milner Catholic College directly.

Last updated date: 28 September 2015
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