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Health and Social Cadets — Level 2

Course information

This one year technical course is part of the College's Cadetship programme. It combines 3 days of College based classroom learning with a guaranteed 2 days of mandatory and meaningful work experience in the care sector.
All Cadet Learners are provided with a Uniform and Pin Badge to wear both in College and when on work experience. If you are successful on the course we will guarantee you a job interview at the end of the course.

The content of the qualification will cover areas such as:
• Working in health care and social care
• Working with babies, children, young people and families in care and education.
• Values beliefs and behaviours for working in healthcare, care and childcare settings.
• Communication
• Working safely in the environment
• Safeguarding and protecting vulnerable people.
The course will be a mixture of classroom based activity delivered by industry experts, and work experience. The work experience will give you the opportunity to put the skills you have learnt into practice.
As part of this study programme, any learner who has not achieved a grade 4 in English or Maths, will be required to study these subjects alongside their main course.


Level 2 Technical Certificate in Healthcare, Care and Childcare

This course leads to...

Following successful completion of this qualification you will be qualified to work in a number of settings, such as: Healthcare assistant, Care assistant or Childcare worker/assistant. It will also give you progression to the Level 3 Technical Certificate in Health and Social Care and eventually on to Higher Education to study Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work and other allied health professions.

Entry Requirements

You will be required to have or successfully complete:
3 GCSE's at grade 3 or D, inclusive of Maths and English.
Attend a bespoke Cadetship interview with prepared materials and demonstrated a clear aptitude to work in the care profession.
This course has a limited number of spaces and demand is high.

Why study with us?

Within this course you will be taught by teachers who are also skilled, experienced and qualified in the care profession, such as nurses, midwives and social cares.
All cadet learners receive a free uniform and pin badge.
All cadet learners will receive work experience mentorship visits in the workplace to support their development and progression of skills.
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Further Information...

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You can contact us online via or call us at any point on 0151 252 3000 with any queries you may have – we’re here to help.


Course ID: 163571

Course Year: 21/22

Course Duration: 1 Year


If you are 16-18 years old at the start of your course, studying at The City of Liverpool College is free. If you are aged between 19-23 and don’t already hold a qualification equivalent to 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, and you need to study at Entry or Level 1 to progress to Level 2, you won't have to pay any fees for this course.

Aged 19 or over and unemployed or earning less than £18,135 a year? You may also qualify to join this course for free. To find out more, contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

Fee for21/22 is 994.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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