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CCEA Level 3 Advanced Subsidiary GCE In Health and Social Care

Course Code: C3816
Campus: Millfield
Week Commencing: 10 Sep 18
18/19 Academic Year End Date:
08 Jun 19

This is a two year A Level course during which you will learn about health and well-being, human behaviour and safeguarding children. You will study care services including traditional and holistic therapies and examine the rights and responsibilities of both service users and service providers. You will also investigate the importance of communication in care settings and how positive care can be promoted. Through practical activities, you will apply your knowledge and understanding to work-related contexts and develop research, evaluation and problem-solving skills.

Assessment includes a range of written and practical based activities. Work experience placement is a requirement of the programme and there is also opportunity to complete your Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy and ICT as required.  Students may wish to combine this double award AS/A2 with a further AS/A2 programme, in order to maximise their opportunities for progression. This programme of study is likely to include enrichment units which are an additional component to enhance your employability.

Teaching staff include fully qualified and registered nurses, social workers and other healthcare professionals.

Career Opportunities / Progression

Learners can progress to employment in health and social care or can undertake higher education study leading to a range of careers in health and social care, nursing, education or other areas.

Entry Requirements

Requirements are pre-defined by the College’s admissions criteria which are outlined at

Preference may be given to those with Level 2 literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

All applicants must attend a pre-entry guidance session.

An Access NI check will also be undertaken for all students at the commencement of the course.


Tuition Fee


All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.

Contact Information

Contact: Department Secretary, telephone number: 028 90265387 or email: [email protected]