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Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care at Ashton Sixth Form College

Course description

You will study several topics including Health Psychology, fundamentals of anatomy and physiology, health and safety and many more. You will also gain valuable experience in a health and social care setting through work based placements. This is a practical course which will allow you to develop your caring skills and get involved in a range of practical activities.

Course content

Mandatory Units

Effective communication in Health and Social Care, Equality, Diversity and Rights in Health and Social Care, Health and Safety, Development through the Life Stages, Anatomy & Physiology, Sociology, Psychology

Optional Units Available at ASFC

Looking after Children and Young People, Safeguarding Adults, Public Health, Physiological Disorders, Health Psychology, Nutrition, Working in Healthcare, Health Education, Applied Psychology, Independent Learning

Entry requirements

Minimum 4 Grade Cs at GCSE or Equivalent

Grade C — GCSE English Language or Maths


Mostly assignments

Future opportunities

Health and Social Care students progress onto a wide variety of degrees and careers.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ashton Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 20 October 2015
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