Health and Social Care - Level 2 Certificate (BTEC)

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Start Date: 05 September 2022
Attendance: Full Time
Suitable for: School Leavers
Location: Centre for Business, Arts and Technology, Camden Road

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ABOUT THE COURSE

This course has been designed to build your knowledge of the health and social care sector, preparing you for employment in settings such as care homes. You will develop practical skills in caring, effective methods of communication, how to meet individual needs and how to promote the rights of service users.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

Topics covered can include:

  • Communication and individual rights within health and social care sectors
  • Individual needs in health and social care sectors
  • Vocational experience in health and social care settings
  • Healthy living
  • Health and social care values
  • Equality and diversity

WHAT WILL I NEED?

You will need:

  • Four GCSEs at grade 3 or above, including GCSE English Language or an equivalent Level 1 qualification (including Functional Skills English at Entry Level 3 or above, or GCSE English Language at grade 3 or above)
  • An Enhanced DBS check
  • A reference from your previous school/college

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

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

Your progress will be assessed throughout the course using a range of methods such as assignments and presentations. There are two units which are externally assessed with a written exam to be taken in January.

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 a Level 3 qualification or an apprenticeship.

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Centre for Business, Arts
and Technology
444 Camden Road
N7 0SP
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311-321 Goswell Road
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