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Health & Social Care Level 2


Type: Full Time

Subject: Childcare, Health and Social Care

Level: 2

Start Date: 01 September 2020

Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information

Course Length

1 Year


Level 2

Who is it for

This NCFE CACHE Level 2 course is for you if you are wishing to start your career in health, social care or the voluntary sector, or if you want to study further qualifications in health and social care. The course covers health and social care practice and knowledge including topics such as understanding diversity,
individual needs and anatomy and physiology.

Interview Skills Assessment

You will be required to attend a Welcome Event – details will be provided upon application.

What will I need

4 GCSEs at grade 3/D or above and must include English and maths. You may also be required to have a DBS check for placement.

What is covered

You will study a range of relevant health and social care topics including:
• Communication and individual rights within the health and social care sector
• Individual needs within the health and social care sector
• Anatomy and physiology for health and social care
Work experience for employability skills will take place two days a week (350 hours in total) throughout the year.

How is the course assessed

The course is assessed by assignments and practical assessments.

What can this course be combined with

You will also have additional support in functional skills and will be able to study maths or English.

What can this course lead to

You could go on to study Level 3 Health and Social Care, an apprenticeship or work within the care sector as a healthcare assistant or social support worker, subject to
achieving GCSE grade C/4 in English and maths.

Are there any additional costs

There may be costs for travel expenses to your work placement.

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