Accessibility links

AS Level: Health and Social Care at King Edward VII Science and Sport College, Coalville

Course description

The content of the AS will focus on the needs of clients and the techniques and professional services aimed at meeting those needs.  Students will be assessed in the following units of work:

¨ Promoting quality care - January exam

¨ Communication in care settings                              

¨ Promoting good health

¨ Working in early-years care and education

¨ Health as a lifestyle choice

¨ Caring for older people - June exam


Entry requirements

  GCSE grades A*-C



The AS GCE (Single Award) is made up of 3 mandatory units which are equally weighted. The first unit is an exam unit which is taken in January. The two other units are assessed via coursework which are started from January.

The Advanced GCE (Advanced Award) comprises an additional 3 equally weighted units and is assessed in the same manner as the AS level.


Future opportunities

Advice Worker / Personal Adviser Charity Officer, Civil Service Administrator, Counsellor, FE lecturer, Health promotion Specialist Health Service Manager, Local government Administrator, Nutritional Therapist, Physiotherapist, Probation Officer, Executive, Medical Social worker, Lifestyle consultant, Nursery, Residential home, Doctors, Physiotherapist, Psychotherapist, Paramedic, Doctor, Social Worker


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact King Edward VII Science and Sport College, Coalville directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
Provider logo

Key information