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AS/A HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE (DOUBLE) at Peter Symonds College

Course description

You will study 6 units (ASDouble):

  • Promoting Quality Care – examined unit
  • Communication in Care Settings*
  • Promoting Good Health*
  • Caring for People with Additional Needs*
  • Early Years Care and Education*
  • Caring for Older People – examined unit

* Coursework units

In year 2 you will study 6 further units covering topics such as mental health, anatomy and physiology, child development, understanding human behaviour (Psychology) research methods and care practice.

Entry requirements

5 GCSE’s at Grade A*-C including English and Maths. We also require a grade B in a GCSE essay-based subject due to the coursework component of the subject.

This is a 2 AS/A2 course with a strong link between theory and practice in Health and Social Care providing you with contact with health, social and early years care services during the course of your studies.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Peter Symonds College directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1/2 years