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Health and Social Care — Level 2 Diploma

Health and Social Care

Course ID: 174446

Course Year: 24/25

Course Details

  • Hands-on training from industry professionals, leading to a career where you can make a real difference.
  • Intermediate level in the health and social care sector.
  • Support from experienced tutors in and outside of the classroom.
  • 30 hours of placement in a real work environment.
  • Explore all sectors, such as nursing, hospitals and social care.
  • Level 2 qualification.

What to expect from the course

This intermediate level course prepares you for a career in the Health and Social Care sector. You will be led by dedicated tutors with experience in a variety of sectors.

The aim of this course is to provide you with knowledge and understanding of core subject areas in health and social care, giving you access to further studies or a position within the workplace.

There will be an opportunity to attend work placement, where you can gain hands-on experience of your sector, alongsside the support of your tutor.

This qualification will be graded A*-D and will be assessed using a range of methods. After gaining your qualification, this will give you an opportunity to work within the health and care sector as a health care assistant.


Level 2 in Health and Social Care

Why study with us?

Student Benefits

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Academy Bakery

The Academy Bakery is located on the Duke Street campus, producing a range of first class baked goods daily. These include artisan breads, patisserie and biscuits, as well as special occasion/novelty cakes by award-winning master-bakers. Students are offered a range of discounts throughout the year.

The Academy Bakery
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Academy Hair and Beauty Salons

Duke Street is also home to The Academy Hair and Beauty salons. They offer generous student discounts on a wide range of hair and beauty treatments, at a fraction of high-street prices. These include styling, cutting, perming, highlights, facials, manicures, electrolysis and traditional and homeopathic massage.

The Academy Salons
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Academy Restaurant

Duke Street campus is also home to the College’s Academy Restaurant. Often referred to by it’s customers as Liverpool’s hidden gem, the restaurant serves top class cuisine, at highly competitive prices. Food is expertly prepared by professional chef/tutors and young chefs in training and offers students a range of discounts at different times of the year.

The Academy Restaurant
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Microsoft Office 365 - Free

When you become a student of the College you’ll receive full access to Microsoft Office 365. This allows you to install the software on your own computer and other devices at home, completely free of charge.

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Onsite Sports Facilities/Fitness Suite

The college has excellent sports and fitness facilities at its Roscoe Street campus. Students pay a one-off membership fee for all year round usage of weekly supervised gym sessions, as well as access to a number of sporting clubs and events.

Career pathways

This qualification will allow you to work within the health and care sector as a health care assistant.

Following your successful completion of this course, you could also go on to study other Level 3 qualifcations such as health and social care, before university subjects in nursing, midwifery and allied health professionals.

This qualification allows progression directly into employment as social carers or healthcare assistants.

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Contact us to discuss your application or find out more:

 : 0151 252 3000

Entry Requirements

This course requires:

3 GCSEs including English and Maths grade D or 3

Two satisfactory references (essential)

Commitment to equal opportunities

The qualities needed to be an effective Health and Social Care worker. It is essential that all students can work as part of a team and be able to respond to adults in a responsible manner.

If you are unsure of the entry requirements, or if you don't meet the criteria, please contact our Careers Advice and Guidance team who will be happy to help you find the best option for you. Email or call 0151 252 3607.


If you are 16-18 years old at the start of your course, studying at The City of Liverpool College is free.

Aged 19 or over and unemployed or earning less than £33,958.60 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 for24/25 is 994.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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