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HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE APPLIED GCE A2 LEVEL SINGLE AWARD (AQA) at Durham Johnston Comprehensive School

Course description

To complete the 6 units required for A2 3 units will be offered in Year 13, these will include: Unit 11: Working in Health and Social Care Unit 12: Human development factors and theories Unit 15: Clients with Disabilities

Entry requirements

At least grade D in AS Health & Social Care

Future opportunities

This course is ideal for a wide range of careers within Health and Social Care and is a foundation for a wide range of higher education courses.You could take this course to complement other advanced level courses or to prepare the A2 part of an Advanced GCE in Health and Social Care, which could lead onto higher education, BTEC Higher Nationals or NVQ Levels 3 and 4 in areas of childcare, healthcare, Nutrition, or more general courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to Health and Social Care such as a Nurse, Midwife, Dietician, Teacher or areas of Social Work. The course will also help you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for, especially in the social sectors.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Durham Johnston Comprehensive School directly.

Last updated date: 18 May 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year