Level 2 Health & Social Care Certificate
What entry requirements do I need?
You will need a minimum of: 4 GCSEs grade A*- D (grade 3 - 9) including English and maths; or successful completion of the Level 1 Award in Health & Social Care. DBS check will be required.
What will I learn?
During this course you will be able to broaden your knowledge of health and social care practices and develop a range of essential skills that you will be able to use right across the sector.
During this course you will develop your knowledge of the care sector and become a skilled care worker.In the first year you will work towards your award in Health and Social Care, and in the second year you will work towards your diploma.
You will build on your knowledge and interpersonal skills gained from the Level 1 course and increase your knowledge and understanding about health and social care values, understand the importance of healthy living, cooking healthy food recipes, and learn about the anatomy of the human body. You will also complete GCSE English and Maths or Functional Skills.
Units you will cover during the course will include:
- Human Lifespan Development
- Health and Social Care Values
- Effective Communication in Health and Social Care
- Healthy Living, Nutrition, Health and Wellbeing
- Equality and Diversity in Health and Social Care
- Individual Rights in Health and Social Care
- Human Body Systems and Care of Disorders
- Creative and Therapeutic Activities in Health and Social Care
There will be an emphasis on working skills and practices that will aims to give you the opportunity to enter employment in a range of jobs across the health and social care sector.
There are two external exams. The rest of the units are to be assessed through displays, production of leaflets, presentations and written work.
What could I progress on to?
On completion of the course you can progress onto Level 3 courses in Health and Social Care or Child Care.
You may also start your career as a Care support worker, Individual needs worker or an Activities leader
Additional Course Details for 18/19
Course code 14873 Course name Level 2 Certificate in Health & Social Care Campus Station Plaza Study mode Full-Time Start date 10/09/18 Duration 36 week (s)