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Health & Social Care

Course Code: GHS2C

Level: 2
Subject area: Childcare, Health & Social Care
Awarding body: CACHE
Qualification: Certificate
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: 17 weeks
When you'll study: Thursdays 9.00am - 5.00pm

About the course

The Level 2 Certificate in Health and Social Care enables applied study of the health and social care sector, providing learners with an introduction to key areas relating to current practice. 

The mandatory units aim to provide learners with knowledge and understanding of key subject areas in health and social care.

What you'll learn

This qualification covers a range of key subject areas in health and social care.

Unit 1 Equality, diversity and rights in health and social care
Unit 2 Human growth and development
Unit 3 Safeguarding and protection in health and social care

Entry requirements
  • 5 GCSE’s at level 3 or above
  • Including English & Maths
  • Clear DBS
Assessments/Exams

Coursework, no exams

What's next?

This qualification does 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.
Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2021/22 (August 2021 – July 2022). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2022/23.

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.)

Although we’re not yet able to confirm the start date for this course, applications are now welcome, just complete an Expression of Interest form.
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