Health and Social Care (Social Work) - Level 2 Certificate


About the course

Mature learners who have been out of education for some time and who wish to develop a variety of academic and practical skills. This course offers ideal preparation for future studies at higher levels in Health and Social Care.

You will need to pass the following:

  • BKSB assessment in English and Maths
  • Written assessment
  • 4 Ds at GCSE

Research studies

  • The sociology of the family
  • Introduction to psychology
  • Communication
  • Diet and nutrition
  • Career planning
  • Reflective practice
  • Health promotion

Assessment is by coursework and in-class assignments

Group work Group discussions Presentations Role play written assignments Practical demonstration

You could progress to Access to HE or progress to employment

Rubena Begum

This course has inspired me and has given me clear direction

This course has inspired me and has given me clear direction

Studied: Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care

Destination: Studying Nutrition at the University of East London

Rubena came to City and Islington College from one of the College’s partner schools, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson.

After really enjoying the psychology modules on the course, she decided she wanted to be a dietician. Achieving distinctions, she now has a place to study Nutrition at the University of East London.

She said: “I want to study Nutrition in order to be able to educate people to improve their habits. This course has inspired me and has given me clear direction.

“After I have graduated I would like to work in a job where I can go into schools and help educate young people on how they can improve their eating lifestyles.”

Course information

Start date
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14 September 2020

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Course level
Level 2
Course code
Start date
End date
6 Weeks
Health, Social and Child Care
Class Type
Part Time
Student Type
Adults (19+)

If you are aged 19+ and looking to study a Level 3 or above course, you may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover your course fees.

£1029.00 per year
£1417.00 per year
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