Health and Social Care - Level 2 Certificate

Start Date: 3 September 2020
Duration: 1 Year
Attendance: Full Time
Location: King's Cross Centre
Suitable for: School Leavers

About The Course

This course covers a wide range of vocational units relating to health and social care, specifically designed for those looking to pursue a career in the sector once they have finished studying at school.

What Will I Study?

Topics covered can include:

  • Communication in Health and Social Care
  • Equality and Inclusion in Health, Social Care or Children's and Young People's Settings
  • Working in Health and Social Care
  • Care Planning Skills for the Care Worker
  • Care of the Elderly
  • Dementia Awareness
  • Duty of Care in Health and Social Care
  • Moving and Positioning Individuals

What Will I Need?

You will need:

  • Four GCSEs at grade 3 or above, including English Language and Maths, or relevant Level 1 course with Functional Skills in English and Maths at Level 1
  • A reference from your previous school/college

All applicants must have an interview to confirm that the course is suitable for them.

How Will I Be Assessed?

The course is assessed throughout the year and with an end-of-course portfolio.

What Will It Cost?

School Leavers

If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, it will be free. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.

What Can I Do After?

This course will help you to move on to higher level courses, such as Level 3 courses or an apprenticeship.


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