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Health & Social Care at Altwood CofE Secondary School

Course description

Health and Social Care AS level is a vocational subject which develops skills for those interested in future careers in the following three areas- Health, Social Care or Early Years Services. It is a one year AS level course.

The specification builds on the GCSE syllabus and covers 3 mandatory modules. These are:

1. Promoting Quality Care- this is assessed by an external exam
2. Communication in Care Settings- this is assessed by a student portfolio
3. Promoting Good Health- this is assessed by a student portfolio

Entry requirements

A minimum of Grade C at GCSE in English plus 4 further GCSE passes at C or above. GCSE Health and Social Care is desirable but not essential

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Altwood CofE Secondary School directly.

Last updated date: 08 July 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years