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Health and Social Care (Adult Care) (Level 2 CACHE Diploma) - Full-time

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Course outline

This course is perfect if you have an interest in working with adults in a range of clinical healthcare support and adult care settings and want to develop your knowledge and skills in health and social care.

You’ll learn a range of different units including learning about core competencies while also having a choice of optional units, to tailor the qualification to your needs, interests, and career goals.

You can expect to learn about topics such as:

  • Dementia awareness
  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Supporting physical and emotional care
  • Daily living needs
  • Healthcare practices.

You’ll develop a portfolio of evidence which you’ll be assessed on.

How to apply for this course

It is no longer possible to start this course this academic year.

You will be able to apply for September 2021 soon.

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Location Date
Location to be confirmed
Due to the COVID-19 crisis this course will start at another college campus and may move to the City Hub later in the year.

Start: 7th September 2020

Course code: C000493 / Q002714

Qualification

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults)

Duration

1 year

Level Level 2
Entry requirements

You’ll need 4 GCSEs at grades 9– 3 (A*– D), including English Language and Maths – one of English Language or Maths must be grade 9– 4 (A*– C). Functional Skills Level 1 can be used as equivalent to GCSE grade 3 (D) and Functional Skills Level 2 can be used as equivalent to GCSE grade 4 (C) or above.

Assessment

All units are internally assessed by your tutor or assessor using your portfolio of evidence.

Progression

Choose to follow with a Level 3 Health and Social Care course or a related apprenticeship.

You could also move into employment in adult health or care, such as becoming a care worker, healthcare assistant/support worker, or personal assistant.

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