Health, Social Care and Childcare

This course is available in Welsh

Course Overview

This course will cover the knowledge and skills required by the sector. First year topics are likely to include:

  • Modifiable risks to health, how health risks can change
  • Promoting good health.
In year two, you can specialise in either health and social care or childcare. 

This course can be taken alongside the Level 3 Certificate and Diploma in Health and Social Care or the Level 3 Children’s Care, Play, Learning and Development.

Updated November 2019

Entry Requirements

Seven GCSEs at grade C or above including English, Maths and Science.

Course Delivery

Elements of this course can be delivered through the medium of Welsh.

Progression Opportunities

This course gives students a wide choice of progression options into further study, training or employment.

Staying at Gower College Swansea, students can progress on to Foundation Degrees in Care and Support or Early Childhood or Community Work and Employability

Employment in social work, occupational therapy, speech and language, nursing, midwifery, psychology or early years.

Course deliverable in Welsh: