Level 2

Health and Social Care Level 2 Extended Diploma

Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
1 YEAR SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Southend Campus, Thurrock Campus
Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
1 YEAR SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Southend Campus, Thurrock Campus

Overview

Important

This course has reached capacity for 2021 start and applications are now closed.


This qualification aims to provide you with knowledge and understanding across a range of key subject areas in health and social care.

You will complete a minimum of 30 hours work experience in a care setting (a DBS will be required)

Entry Requirements

  • Level 1 qualification or GCSEs x 2 at grade 3/D in MATHS or ENGLISH

  • An enhanced DBS disclosure

  • Successful attendance at interview event

Course Structure

  • Equality and diversity rights in health and social care
  • Human growth and development
  • Safeguarding and protection in health and social care
  • Communication in health and social care
  • Working in health and social care
  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Anatomy and physiology

Assessment & Feedback

  • Assignments
  • 30 hours work placement

Course Cost

School Leavers, full time: FREE

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment

What Next...

These qualifications do not provide a licence to practise, but may support progression into a range of job roles in the health and social care sector, including:

  • 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
  • This qualification will also provide progression to the level 3 health and social care