This course allows you to discover various topics around health and social care. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to learn about the specific roles and professions within the health and social care sector as well as their individual responsibilities.
You will learn about how we grow and develop as humans, from conception through childhood, into adulthood and finally old age.
Assignments are based on realistic workplace scenarios to further support your awareness of the expectations of working in health and social care. Furthermore, work experience is an essential part of the course and will give you an opportunity to practice skills and work alongside other professionals.
A number of specifications will be changing and prospectus entries are based on information we have to date. This means that course content may be subject to change.
4 GCSE's at grade 4-9 (C-A* including Maths and English)
This qualification will help support your progress to higher education on diploma or degree courses in a related subject area. This includes courses such as nursing, social work and occupational therapy. We work in partnership with Sheffield Hallam University and Sheffield University who both offer a range of health and social care related courses. If you don't already have a grade 4 (C) or above in English, Maths or Science, these should be studied alongside the course to make sure that you have qualifications required to apply for HE and health related courses.