Health and Social Care
Course Code: GHS2
Subject area: Childcare, Health & Social Care
Awarding body: CACHE, NCFE
Course type: Full-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One year
When you'll study: Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm
The aim of this qualification is to provide you with the knowledge and understanding of core
subject areas that are essential in health and social care to support progression to further
learning or the workplace.
Subjects covered include human growth and development, equality and diversity,
communication, safeguarding, working in health and social care and the roles and
responsibilities of professionals.
You will need to have five GCSEs at grade 3 or above to include English and maths (opportunity
to retake). You will also be required to have a passion and motivation to support and help
You will be assessed via a portfolio of evidence.
Upon successful completion you may progress to the Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care
or gain employment as a:
- care support worker in an adult residential setting
- healthcare assistants in the community or primary and acute health environments
- care support worker in domiciliary services, support living or day services
- community-based support worker.
Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2020/21 (August 2020 – July 2021). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2021/22.
If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)
Course Code: GHS2
A Full Course Fee: Not applicable to this course
B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course
C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): £40
D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course
|How old are you?||How much will you pay?|
|16 - 18||C|
|19 - 23||(Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).|
Please note fees are quoted for one year only.