Health and Social Care

Level 3

Duration: 2 Years

Contact: Mrs Bailey/Miss Dungate

Entry Requirements

5 GCSE grades or equivalent at grade 4 or above, including English.

Course Content

This course focuses on the health, social care and early year’s sector. It requires learners in the first year to sit one written exam and complete one piece of coursework. If you decide to continue this course into the second year, you will complete a further one exam and one piece of coursework.

You will cover a wide range of health and social care topics which will include human lifespan development, theorists and their work on human development, working in health and social care, anatomy and physiology, meeting individual support needs, promoting public health and many more.

Future Opportunities

This course is equivalent to one A-level after two years of study or an AS after one. You will gain UCAS points to allow you to apply to university. This qualification is designed for progression to higher education; learners can study a number of health and social care degrees such as nursing, midwifery, social work and health studies. It is also relevant to those who wish to seek employment or study an apprenticeship.

University Success

In 2018, 93% of students went to their first or second choice university.

A Level Pass Rate

In 2018, Homewood's Year 13 students achieved 100% pass rate in over 42 A-level and Level 3 courses.