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Health and Social Care

Course Type


Exam Board


Assessment Type

Exam and Coursework

Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade four or above in different subjects including English and Maths.

Course Overview

This qualification isn’t about teaching learners how to care for babies, the elderly or the ill however; it will provide learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding that will allow them to progress onto Higher Education on a Health and Social Care-related programme such as Health and Social Care, Nursing, Social Work or Early Childhood Studies. 

Learners will learn by applying their skills, knowledge and understanding to tasks or activities that are relevant to what happens in Health, Social Care and Child care workplaces.

Having an appreciation of what happens in the workplace will also help to prepare learners for continuing their education in this sector.

Where will it lead?

Students often go onto careers and further education within the Health and Social care sector including Nursing, Midwifery, Dental Hygienist, Social Worker, Teacher, Podiatrist, Physiotherapist, Carer, Manager, Paramedic.

Glossopdale School & Sixth Form

Glossopdale School, Newshaw Ln, Hadfield, Glossop SK13 2DA