Health & Social Care (Vocational A-Level)

The Extended
Certificate is equivalent to one A-level and is for those students who are
interested in Health or Social care and wish to develop personal and
professional skills, this course allows you implement care values such as equal
opportunities. When studying this course, it places emphasis on developing
skills as well as academic achievement and you will engage in practical
activities and learn from Health & Social Care


You will study
units such as the human lifespan development, meeting individual care and
support, and working in Health and Social Care.

What enrichment will there be?

First aid training

Fundraising activities within the local

Workshops from industry

Entry Requirements

For advanced Vocational courses, students are required to have five grade 4s at GCSE, which must include either English or mathematics.


The Health
& Social Care course provides preparation for a wide range of careers within
the care field including nursing, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, social
work and working with children in a variety of settings. Skills gained on these
courses are also transferable to a range of other careers.


NameAvailable at:Start DateAcademic Yr
Health and Social Care National Certificate Level 3 Eccles Sixth Form College 06/09/2023 23/24

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