The aim of this course is to give students a broad base of knowledge of human growth and development, health and well being and the health and social care services that we can turn to in times of need.
Exam Board: Edexcel Pearson
This subject gives students the knowledge, understanding and technical skills through a vocational context. The tech award gives learners the opportunity to develop sector-specific knowledge and skills through the three components of the course:
This course compliments GCSE PE and GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition.
You will develop the following skills:
Where can it take me?
About three million people work in health or social care. Health care roles include doctors, pharmacists, nurses, midwives and health care assistants, while social care roles include care assistants, occupational therapists, counsellors and administrative roles. Together they account for nearly one in 10 of all paid jobs in the UK. Demand for both health and social care is likely to rise so they will continue to play a key role in UK society, and the demand for people to fill these vital jobs will increase.
Please contact: Mrs L Hayes (Curriculum Leader of Health and Social Care)