WJEC AS Level Health and Social Care Level 3

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
A Levels

Level

Level
3

Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Full Time
Location

Location
Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone

Start Date

Start Date
07 September 2021

Duration

Duration
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 course offers a holistic learning experience, with the opportunity to learn about employment in this sector and gain valuable work experience.

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 like to help others and work well in a team

What will I be doing?

On this popular qualification, you'll study four units and be assessed through course work and external exams. You'll also have the opportunity to learn in an applied health and social care context, developing valuable personal and work-related skills.


Units include:

  • Promoting quality care and communication
  • Promoting good health
  • Provision of health, social care and childrens services and working in health and social care

Upon completion of this course, you’ll achieve:

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

You’ll be expected to read widely around the subject. Full commitment to attendance is required, as is respect for others, enthusiasm for the subject and self-motivation. There is an expectation that you’ll continue your studies and coursework during your own time, meeting regular homework deadlines and participating in regular formal assessments.

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 through higher education.

Additional information

All costs are under review and subject to change.

EFAS0177A1
Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
(Full Time)
Start Date: 07 September 2021

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