Health and Social Care Extended Certificate

Entry Requirements:

At least 5 GCSEs graded 9-4 including English or Maths at grade 4 or above.

Why Should You Take This Course?

This course explores and investigates the Health and Social care sector, through a range of diverse units. The qualification develops a deep common core of knowledge, understanding, and skills through mandatory content. The course is designed for students with an interest in a career in the health service or social care sector and is ideal to study alongside A Levels if you are looking to move into the healthcare sector.

Course content

  • In the 1st year
  • Human Lifespan Development
  • Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs

In the 2nd year

  • Working in Health and Social Care
  • Physiological Disorders and their Care

How will I be assessed?
There are 2 external units assessed through exams. The remaining 2 are assessed internally through assignments/projects & case studies.

What could I do next?
This course could lead to any Health or Social Care degree courses such as nursing, midwifery, social work, or allied health professions such as physiotherapy, radiography, or occupational therapy.

Additional Information

Equivalent to 1 A Level


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