Health and Social Care - Level 2 Diploma


Health and Social Care - BTEC Level 2 Diploma

About the course

This course is for school leavers who are interested in a career in health and social care.

  • 4 GCSEs at Grade 3 or above, one must be English Language.
  • BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Health and Social Care or Level 1 related vocational qualification (including Entry Level 3 in Functional Skills English).
  • You must show evidence of an interest in health and social care.
  • You must provide references and attend an interview, where you can show your record of achievement or other examples of work.
  • Some work experience in the care services would be useful.
  • You will need an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check which costs approximately £50 but it is free if you will be under 19 years old.

Units 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.

You will attend College 3/4 days a week and will attend a placement 1 day a week. 

Your progress will be assessed throughout the course, using a range of methods such as assignments and presentations.

You will have a qualification in BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care and a qualification in Functional Skills for English and Mathematics at Level 1.

Course information

Start date
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09 September 2019

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Course level
Level 2
Course code
Start date
End date
34 Weeks
Health, Social and Child Care
Class Type
Full time
Student Type
School Leavers

All full-time courses are FREE to UK and EU residents aged 16-18 on 31 August in their first year of study.

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