Summary of skills students gain by studying this subject
Students completing this course will develop a wide range of skills including communication, empathy, and organisation. There will be opportunities to partake in team work and group projects, enabling the development of social and interpersonal skills. Strong literacy and numeracy skills are also important.
Potential Topics that will be studied
Students will cover a variety of topics including human lifespan development, nutrition, health and wellbeing, human body systems, promoting health and equality and diversity in health and social care.
The units include important working practices such as promoting rights, care principles and safeguarding alongside optional units such as creative activities and mental health.
Students will complete several units of work, all of which are internally assessed through the completion of assignments. These may be compiled through written reports, projects or information booklets.
Additional Course Entry Requirements
There are no additional course entry requirements
Progression and career opportunities
Students following this course may progress into a Level 3 course or an apprenticeship. It may also lead to higher education in a variety of degree subjects such as childcare, midwifery, nursing, social work, occupational therapy, mental health nursing, counselling and teaching.