WJEC AS Level Health and Social Care Level 3

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
A Levels



Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Full Time

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone

Start Date

Start Date
07 September 2021

*Enrolment still open


1 year

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C or above including English/Welsh 1st Language and Maths/Numeracy

In a nutshell

The new Health and Social Care A Level course offers a holistic learning experience, with the opportunity to learn about development and care of individuals throughout the life span from conception through to later adulthood.

This course is for you if...

...you want to work in the health and social care sectors

...you want to gain practical and theoretical knowledge

...you would like to follow the A level Pathways of Medicine, Social Sciences, Law or Humanities.

What will I be doing?

Within this popular qualification, you'll study four units and be assessed through course work and external exams.

Units may include:

  • Promoting quality care and communication
  • Promoting good health and wellbeing
  • Supporting health, wellbeing and resilience in Wales
  • Theoretical perspectives of adult behaviour
  • Theoretical perspectives of children and young people's behaviour
  • Supporting adults to maintain health, wellbeing and resilience

Upon completion of this course, you’ll achieve:

  • AS/A2 Health & Social Care Level 3 - new WJEC specification

This A level course is only available on the Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone.

What is expected of me?

To enter this course, you’ll need a minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above, including English/Welsh First Language and Maths/Maths Numeracy

What comes next?

The course offers a suitable foundation for employment in the health and social care sectors in a more general context, as well as for the study of health and social care at university.

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
(Full Time)
Start Date: 07 September 2021

This course may be available at other dates, times or campuses, please click to view your options.

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Contact our Student Recruitment team

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

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