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Health and Social Care Double at Outwood Academy Valley

Course description

Health and Social Care is an exciting and demanding course that covers the work of four main sectors: Healthcare, Social Care, Children and Young Peoples' Services, and Community Justice.

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.

Within the course there are opportunities to speaclisise in areas that area of particular interest to the individual student. This allows them to focus on care settings that are specific to their chosen higher education course or career path.

The course is a mixture of coursework and exam, so the successful student will need to be adaptable, committed and have an interest in the work of the four sectors.

Entry requirements

As a guide, the minimum entry requirement is 5A*-C grades at GCSE or equivalent.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Outwood Academy Valley directly.

Last updated date: 03 June 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years