BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care :: Riseholme College

Course: BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care

Department: Health and Social Care and Childcare

Type: 16+

Duration: One year

The Course

This qualification provides an excellent platform for you to launch a career in the caring professions. It is a wide-ranging, engaging programme which will introduce you to the key values, skills and qualities required to work in care environments.

What You Study

  • 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.

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 3 or D or equivalent, preferably including English and Maths, or a Level 1 qualification in a related subject. A satisfactory reference and clear Disclosing and Barring Service (DBS) check are also required.

Jasmine Young

BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care

Jasmine knew she wanted to dedicate her life to helping others but wasn’t sure exactly how.

Her time studying Health and Social Care at the College College has given her a much better understanding of the areas available and she is now intent on working with primary school children or those suffering mental health issues.