What's covered?

On this course you will get a broad understanding of health and social care and develop your practical and interpersonal skills for working in the health and social care sector. You cover areas like starting work in health and social care, developing skills in health and social care, images of people, health and the environment and exploring local services. You'll also develop skill which will help in other areas of life such as effective communication and IT. Most of your study will take place in the classroom but there will be visits to a real work environment.

What do you need?

Three GCSEs at Grade E or above.

How you are assessed

Coursework, written assignments, practical and workbooks.

How Long?

1 year

What course next?

You can progress onto the BTEC Level 2 Diploma or a Childcare Level 2 course.

What could this lead to?

Employment in residential care homes, day centres or hospitals.

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