Health and Social Care is ideal for people who are interested in social work, health care and childcare.

It provides a practical, real-world approach and develops the specific knowledge and skills students need to work successfully in the care industry. These include; working with a range of service users from babies and toddlers, through to adults with specific needs and the elderly; developing project management and independent learning skills by exploring provision of services in the sector; and communication skills to support people with a range of needs.

This course aims to give students a broader understanding and knowledge of Health and Social Care careers, developing the skills and qualities valued by employers and further education colleges

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Learning Journeys
Unit 1 Learning Journey
Unit 2A Learning Journey
Unit 3 Learning Journey

Knowledge Organisers
Knowledge Organiser Unit 1
Knowledge Organiser Unit 2
Knowledge Organiser Unit 3

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What are the career opportunities of this subject?

After completing Health and Social Care, students will be ideally placed to continue in this sector, as healthcare assistants, nurses, community support workers, care supervisors and social services officers.


Mrs C Price

“Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.”

The World Health Organisation