This course is an excellent introduction into the Health and Social Care sector and for those wishing to pursue a career in social care, health, nursing and midwifery.
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 careers in care. This intermediate course is one year in duration. You will be assessed on your knowledge, skills and understanding, through a combination of assignments and course work.
On this study programme all learners will complete Maths and English if they do not currently hold a grade 4 or C on entry. Work experience is also an essential part of this qualification, therefore all learners must complete a DBS check.
A level 2 health and social care qualification is the minimum qualification required to work in the field of health as a care assistant. This qualification will also give you the opportunity to progress on to a Level 3 qualification in health and social and therefore on to Higher Education to study Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work and other allied health professions.
This course leads to...
Level 2 Health and Social Care
You are required to have the following:
3 GCSE's including English and Maths at grade 3 or D.
To complete a full DBS clearance.
A willingness to undertake external work experience in a care field.
Why study with us?
You will be taught by teachers who are also trained, skilled and experienced in the field of health and care, such as qualified nurses, midwives and social care workers.Apply Now »
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