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Applied GCE Health and Social Care at St Bede's Catholic Comprehensive School and Sixth Form College, Lanchester

Course description

The qualification is split into 6 units, 3 units per year. 4 units are assessed by coursework, 2 are assessed by external exam. All units have equal weighting.

AS Units:

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

Rights and responsibilities

Communication in care settings

Health and well-being

A Level Units:

The content of the A2 will develop AS content through addressing the factors affecting issues involved in service delivery. Learners will be assessed on the following areas of study:

Service provision and practitioner roles

Understanding human behaviour

Their ability to draw together aspects of these areas in a variety of contexts

Course content

The AS and Advanced level courses in Health and Social Care have been designed to form qualifications which provide knowledge and understanding of this vocational area. They are ideal qualifications for students who want a broad background in Health and Social Care, and will allow them to progress to further or higher education, as well as providing a valuable preparation for careers in any area of Health and Social Care.
 

Entry requirements

5 GCSE A*-C

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Bede's Catholic Comprehensive School and Sixth Form College, Lanchester directly.

Last updated date: 02 December 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: AS :1 year A2 :2 years

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