Course Info

Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care

Entry Qualifications

See Standard Entry Qualifications.

You are required to have 4 GCSEs at grade D including English and Maths. You will also be required to undertake an interview and will be expected to be enthusiastic about working in the health and social care sector.

Duration

1 Year

Course Content

Throughout the course you will develop a range of skills and knowledge preparing you for progression into employment within the Health and Social Care sector or onto a related Level 3 course within the college.

Throughout the course you will study 10 units in total. These include:

• Effective Communication in Health and Social Care

• Individual Rights in Health and Social Care

• Health and Social Care Values

• Human Lifespan Development

• Healthy Living

• Creative and Therapeutic Activities

Special Features

• Alongside your core Health and Social Care studies you will study either GCSE or Functional Skills in Maths and English (if not already achieved at L2)

• So that you can attend your weekly placement you will undergo and acquire an enhanced DBS check

Course Format

Full time

Progression

On successful completion of this qualification you can progress onto:

• The L3 Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care (subject to meeting entry requirements)

• Employment within the Health & Social Care sector

• An Apprenticeship