AS Level: Citizenship
Applied AS/A Level: Health & Social Care (Double) | Health & Social Care (Single)
Applied GCSE Level: Health & Social Care
AS/A Level: Psychology | Religious Studies | Sociology | World Development
GCSE Level: Psychology | Sociology
|Applied gcse Level: Health & Social Care|
|There are a limited number of places available for the Applied GCSE Health & Social Care. As well as the criteria below, performance at the interview is also important. You need to be able to demonstrate an interest in your chosen area of study. You will also need to show that you will be a reliable and committed student when you come to the College. You should bring your Progress File/Record of Achievement to your interview as evidence of this.
This course is not available to students who have previously studied Applied GCSE Health & Social care.
GCSE grades in line with College Admissions Policy.
|About the Subject:|
|This GCSE subject considers the way people develop and change through their lives. It examines the way people experience health and well being. It explores the kinds of health and social problems that people experience. It also considers how health services and social care services work to prevent and respond to health and social care problems. It is a good course to improve your knowledge and understanding and to be able to progress onto an advanced course the year after.
Unit 1: Health, Social Care and Early Years Provision
Unit 2 - Promoting Health and Well-being
Unit 3 - Understanding Personal Development
|Special features of the course:|
|Visits to care settings are an essential part of the course. In 2006 students visted a children’s day nursery in the independent sector and a day centre for elderly people in the voluntary sector. Visits enable students to link classroom based learning to actual health and social care settings.|
|There are two coursework assignments for which grades are awarded. One unit is assessed by an external test.
|Successful students can progress into employment or onto an Advanced programme. This course can be seen as a starting point for entry into Social Work, Nursing and a range of related professions.|