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Health and Social Care (Single Award) at Halewood Academy

Course description

The full A2 course consists of six units which are split into three written papers and three coursework units. The course covers the different areas of the care sector including health, early years care and education, and social care. The course focuses on the needs of clients focusing on the techniques and professional services aimed at meeting those needs. At A2 the units develop further the knowledge, understanding and applications of the care sector studied at AS level. The units allow students to develop their understanding of service provision, practitioner roles, and human behaviour and its development.

AS Units include:

* Promoting quality care
* Communication in care settings
* Promoting good health

A2 Units include:

* Care practice and provision
* Anatomy and physiology in practice
* Child development

Entry requirements

Grade B or above in GCSE Health and Social Care

BB in GCSE Double Award Science

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Halewood Academy directly.

Last updated date: 03 June 2014

Key information

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