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Health and Social Care
  • healthandsocialcare

Useful Information

  • Mode of study:

    Full Time

  • Level:


  • Duration:

    1 year

  • Awarding/validation body:



Course Overview

This course provide learners with the knowledge and understanding essential to the health and social care sector, supporting progression to further learning or the workplace.

Course Highlights

We hold annual Care Conference

We have an annual charity event

We go on trips and visits to health and social care settings.

Career Opportunities & Further Study

The Level 2 Certificate and Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care have been designed to enable learners to progress to the Level 3 Award, Certificate and Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care (which supports progression to Higher Education), or to enable progression into the workplace. The Certificate and Extended Diploma are made up of a common bank of units.

Progression routes – Extended Diploma

Upon achievement of this qualification, learners will be able to progress to our Level 3 Award, Certificate and Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care, or into a range of job roles within the health and social care sector such as:

Care Support Workers in Adult Residential Settings

Healthcare Assistants in Community, Primary Care and Acute Health Environments

Care Support Workers in Domiciliary Services, Supported Living or Day Services

Community-Based Support Workers.

Achievement of this qualification will equip learners with knowledge and understanding across a range of subject areas, which will enable progression to further learning at Level 3, for example:

  •  types and functions of provision
  •  legislation, frameworks, policies, procedures and codes of practice
  • roles and responsibilities of health and social care practitioners
  • care values
  •  human growth and development through the life span
  •  health, well-being and care needs
  •  partnership working
  •  health and social care priorities.


All assessments are course work base

Entry Requirements

Three GCSEs at grades 3/D as a minimum OR a related Level 1 vocational qualification;


Including a GCSE at grade 3/D (or equivalent) as a minimum in English OR English and Mathematics assessed at Entry 3 or above by College assessment.


You will need to complete a DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) check once en­rolled onto the course, which the College will pay for if you are aged between 16-18 when you start the course.

Mature applicants may be considered on relevant experience without having the required entry requirements. However, an interview will always be required.

A satisfactory reference may also be requested.

How To Apply

Use the below link to apply for the above course.