Health and Social Care — Level 2

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Course information

This course is an excellent introduction into the Health and Social Care sector. You will be led by dedicated tutors with experience from a variety of settings such as nursing, hospitals and social care areas. For this qualification, you will need to complete all the core and mandatory units, giving you a balanced coverage of the vocational sector. The units are designed to cover the body of content that employers and educators in the sector consider essential for this level. They will also support the remainder of learning needed for this qualification. Your work will be internally assessment and externally assessed, assessing your knowledge, skills and understanding. In this qualification, you will also be required to sit exams.


BTEC Level 2 in Health and Social Care

This course leads to...

Other Level 2 qualifications, and Level 3 BTEC Level 3 in Health and Social Care. You can also progress to related academic qualifications, such as GCE in Health and Social Care, or Psychology.

Entry Requirements

You are required to have the following:

- 3 GCSEs including English Language and Maths GCSE Grade D

- 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.

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Further Information...

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Course ID: 157823

Course Year: 19/20

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 £15,736 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

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