• health social care 01
  • health social care 02
  • health social care 03

Overview

This two-year Level 2 qualification will give you an introduction to the health and social care sectors. Over the two years, you will develop your knowledge of the sector, undertake a work placement in a relevant health and social care setting and take your maths and English GCSEs.

Course description

In the first year you will complete a Level 1 qualification in health and social care to provide you with the foundation knowledge needed to begin your Level 2 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care in the second year.

The knowledge and skills gained will ensure that you are able to operate in a healthcare or care setting. You will cover communication skills, safe working and safeguarding skills as well as working skills specific to the sector. You will also have to complete work experience in a relevant setting, providing you with the opportunity to put theory into practice and develop your practical skills.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation and with health and safety of our students as a priority, we have redesigned this course to include a mixture of classroom-based and online learning.

What areas will I study?

  • Working in the health and social care sector
  • Safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults
  • Communication for health and social care
  • Equality, diversity and rights
  • Human growth and development

Course options

Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 7 September 2020 Duration: 2 Academic years - 2 Academic years Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 7 September 2020 Duration: 2 Academic years £750.00 2 Academic years In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ 7 September 2020 Duration: 2 Academic years Please contact the college for fee information 2 Academic years In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 7 September 2020 Duration: 2 Academic years - 2 Academic years Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 7 September 2020 Duration: 2 Academic years £750.00 2 Academic years In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ 7 September 2020 Duration: 2 Academic years Please contact the college for fee information 2 Academic years In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.