Health and Social Care (single) A Level at St Paul's Catholic School
The health and social care industry is far reaching. It is a sector that has an influence on so many in our society. In fact, it is a sector that will impact on everyone in society at some point in their life.
The reforms in social care will create new types of jobs and ways of working, new career opportunities, and more flexibility both between and across the health and social care sectors.
In the AS units you will learn about:
Unit 1 Human Growth and Development
Unit 2 Communication and Values
Unit 3 Positive Care Environments.
In the A2 units you will learn about:
Unit 7 Meeting Individual Needs
Unit 8 Promoting Health and Wellbeing
Unit 9 Investigating Disease
5 A*-C GCSE grades or their equivalent.
You will have a written examination in the form of a question and answer booklet in Units 1and 7. Each examination will last one hour and 30 minutes. For all other units you will be assessed by coursework.
The qualification supports progression into further education, training or employment as it offers a mix of both theoretical and vocational learning. This does not mean that it will give you all the skills you need to do a job, but it does mean that you will have the opportunity to gain specific knowledge, understanding and skills that are relevant to your chosen subject or area of work.
Occupational Therapy Support Worker
Residential care manager
Learning Disabilities Officer
Substance Misuse worker
Hospital Social Worker
Home Care Co-ordinator
Family Support Worker
Children’s Centre Development Officer
Health Support Worker
Speech and Language Therapist
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Paul's Catholic School directly.