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Health and Social Care AS Level at Driffield School

Course description

This subject will be offered at AS Level as a single award in Year 12 completing A2 as a single award in Year 13. The three AS units include:  Promoting Quality Care, Communication in Care Settings and Promoting Good Health.  In A2 there is one mandatory unit entitled Care practice  and  provision  with  two  optional  units  then chosen from a list of seven.  Assessment is through a combination of portfolio work and examination.

Entry requirements

5 A* - C in any subjects at GCSE.  It is helpful if you have studied Health and Social Care or Child Care though not essential. Coursework is a major component so you will have to be prepared to do a great deal of work at home and meet deadlines.


AS Unit 1 – This is a written examination testing your knowledge  and  understanding  (33%  of  total  AS  level mark)
AS Unit 2 – This is a portfolio of coursework.  (33% of total AS level mark)
AS Unit 3 – This is a portfolio of coursework.  (33% of total AS level mark)

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Driffield School directly.

Last updated date: 17 October 2017

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