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Level 2 in Health and Social Care

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Health and Social Care


Level 2

Study Mode



1 year

Start Date

September 2024

The course

Practical vs Theory


70 %

Are you looking to launch a career in the caring professionals? This course provides you with an excellent platform to do so.

It is a wide-ranging, engaging programme that will introduce you to the key values, skills and qualities required to work in care environments.

Course Information

  • To inspire and enthuse you to consider a career in health and social care.
  • To give you the opportunity to gain broad knowledge and develop your skills in health and social care.
  • Communication in health and social care
  • Health and social care values
  • The rights of the individual
  • Ensuring safe environments
  • Healthy living
  • Equality and diversity
  • A research project in health and social care
  • English and Maths, as required

You will need four GCSEs at grade 3 or equivalent, preferably including English and Maths. A satisfactory reference and clear Disclosing and Barring Service (DBS) check are also required.

You will learn through a mix of theory and practical work, guest speakers and relevant visits.

You will normally be in college three days a week.

You will undertake 30 hours of work experience.
You will be assessed through assignments and external exams.
You will be able to progress on to the Level 3 programme.
Work in a specialised area of care, such as learning disability or mental health, in social or youth work, in the public or private health and care sectors, in drug and alcohol counselling, in victim support or offending teams, in community care and many more.

Careers this course could lead into

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