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Health and Social Care - Advanced at Eccles Sixth Form College

Course description

This course contains elements of psychology, sociology and human biology. Throughout the course you will study:

The human body and how it works


Course content

The course covers areas such as:• Health, safety and security• Equality, diversity and rights• Communication• Anatomy and physiology• Psychology and sociologyYou will also gain work experience in a variety of settings such as residential homes, day centres, schools and nurseries and learn employability skills.

Entry requirements

5 Cs at GCSE / 4s


You will be assessed throughout the year using various methods such as case studies. group work, presentations, practical tasks, research and written assignments

Financial information

All full-time courses are free to 16-18 year olds who are an EU citizen

Future opportunities

Students can enter the health and social care industry or progress on to Higher Education in areas such as nursing, midwifery, teaching and social work.

Further information

You will have a mentor who ensures that your training meets the requirements for the skills needed for the job

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 19 September 2018

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