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A Level Applied Health & Social Care at King Edward VI College, Nuneaton

Course description

The course will enable students to develop an understanding of many aspects related to employment in the Health & Social Care Sector. At AS Students will study Communications in Care Settings, Promoting Good Health and Promoting Quality Care. At A2 students will study Anatomy & Physiology, Care Practice & Provision and Child Development. Students also undertake a weekly placement in their AS year linked to their studies and to gain relevant vocational experience.

Entry requirements

College entry requirements plus GCSE Grade CC in Science

Financial information

There may be small additional costs related to optional visits and trips to health care settings.

Future opportunities

Most students progress to A2 to achieve the A Level qualification, from which higher study perhaps at degree level in this or a related area is a possibility. As part of a wider programme the course provides an excellent basis for progression to any career or University course. Health & Social Care will support a career in a wide range of areas, including speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, physiotherapy including sports physiotherapy, nursing, midwifery, social work, welfare and advice work, social work, teaching, especially primary teaching, early years etc.

Further information

Subjects that link particularly well with this course are Biology, Sociology and Psychology, Prior study in this area is helpful, but not essential. To be successful in this course, students should feel relatively confident in their ability to work with people in the broadest context and have a genuine desire to enter employment in a related field.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact King Edward VI College, Nuneaton directly.

Last updated date: 24 September 2015
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