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Health & Social Care A-Level at King's Oak Academy

Course description

You will enjoy this course if you would like to develop a broad understanding of the sector, skills as well as technical knowledge involved in health & social care.

Course content

Year 1

You will learn about: 
Human Growth and Development 
Communication and Values 
Positive Care Environments 
Social Aspects and Lifestyle Choices 
Activities for Health and Well-being 
Public Health

Year 2

You will learn about: 
Meeting Individual Needs 
Promoting Health and Wellbeing 
Investigating Disease 
Using and Understanding Research 
Social Issues and Welfare Needs 
Understanding Human Behaviour


Entry requirements

Grade B in Science


At AS & A2 there will be one written exam & 2 pieces of coursework.

Future opportunities


The GCE in Health and Social Care qualifies for UCAS points so if you complete it successfully you could move on to study for a degree or Higher National Diploma in related subjects. You could also go on to relevant employment within health and social care services.


Residential nursing care; residential nursing activities; residential care facilities; child day care and non-residential social care.


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact King's Oak Academy directly.

Last updated date: 08 June 2015

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