Humanities and Health Skills Programme

A Levels


Humanities and Health encompasses a broad group of health professionals who identify, diagnose, evaluate, treat and rehabilitate adults and children who are ill, have disabilities or special needs, to live life as fully as possible.

They often work across a variety of settings such as hospitals, clinics, housing services, people’s homes, schools, colleges and charities.

So if you are looking for a career that is challenging, diverse and rewarding, this programme is a great step towards your dream career.

Health and Social Care

Entry requirements

You should have gives GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including a minimum of a grade 4 in English and minimum of grade 5 maths.


If you are a school leaver, aged 16-18, (under the age of 19 on or before 31st August 2017), you do not pay tuition fees or examination and registration fees and may be eligible for additional support depending on your financial situation.


You will be assessed by a combination of examinations at the end of year 13 and investigative and practical skills assessments.

Progression and Careers

Studying the Humanities and Health Skills Programme allows you to progress on to a range of university degrees from psychology, Sociology, medicine, health studies or sports science.

This A level is the first step to a range of interesting careers within fields such as:

  • Art Therapist
  • Dietitian
  • Music Therapist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Paramedic
  • Health Care Practitioner

Where you will study

A Level Academy, Main Campus


All A level study begins in September and will take two years to complete.

What you will study

  • Level 3 BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Health and Social Care
  • A Level Psychology
  • A Level Sociology


You can look into careers in A Levels, by visiting National Careers Service website

National Careers Service: Job Profiles

The Job Profiles search will give you information on the following:

  • the skills and qualifications needed to get into that job
  • what the work would be like
  • the pay you could expect
  • what the career prospects are

Entry Requirements

You should have gives GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including a minimum of a grade 4 in English and minimum of grade 5 maths.


To apply for Humanities and Health Skills Programme , use the online application form or call 0151 477 5850 for more information.

Once your application has been processed, you will be contacted and given a date for your Interview Evening. Learner Services Advisers and course tutors will be available to speak with you and provide advice, guidance and information about College life.