You could go on to study a transistion course, a T Level in Health or Mental Health an apprenticeship or work within the care sector as a healthcare assistant or social support worker, subject to achieving GCSE grade C/5 in English, Science and maths.
What can this course lead to?
Who is it for?
This NCFE CACHE Level 2 course is a fantastic choice of course if you are looking to start your career in health, social care or the voluntary sector. It’s also a great choice if you are looking to study further qualifications in health and social care.
What is covered?
During your time studying this course you will develop your knowledge in a range of health and social care topics including:
- Equality and diversity
- Human growth and development
- Anatomy and physiology.
You will also be required to undertake work experience for employability skills for two days a week throughout the year.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
4 GCSEs at grade 3/D or above including English and maths. You may also be required to have a DBS check for placement.
The course is assessed by assignments and practical assessments.
There may be costs for travel expenses to your work placement and uniform.
Work experience gives young people who are studying a qualification practical experience which is directly related to their course, helping prepare them for the world of work. Work experience hours are an essential as part of your study program throughout the acedemic year in a relevant working environment, you will need to provide evidence for a DBS application funded by college, support is available gain a relevant placement.