This Year 1 course is broadly equivalent to 1.5 A Levels and enables you to learn about health related subjects. You will be required to commit to attending the course for approximately 15 hours per week.
Subjects studied may include:
- Anatomy and physiology
- Development through the life stages
- Communication in health and care
- Health safety and security
- Physiology disorders
- Equality, diversity and rights
You will also work towards a personal development qualification and will be involved in a range of activities, designed to improve employability. You will be required to complete Essential Skills in ICT if you do not have a GCSE grade C in ICT. Students who have not achieved GCSE in Maths or English will not be accepted for this course.