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

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Course outline

This course is perfect if you want to develop your knowledge and understanding in health and social care and wish to progress on to the Level 3 Health and Social Care course. The course is a pathway if you are hoping to develop your studies over time and possibly go on to university.

You’ll learn a range of key subject areas in health and social care and includes a bank of optional units, allowing learners to pursue an interest in chosen subject areas.

You can expect to develop a portfolio of work and be assessed in your work placement. A key aspect of the course is personal development, with a focus on English and maths skills depending on initial assessments.

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: C000496 / Q002734

Qualification

CACHE Level 2 Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care

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

You will be expected to develop a portfolio of work and attend work placement sessions where you will be assessed.

Progression

Choose to follow with a Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care. You could also work towards a degree course in nursing or social work.

Additional information

Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, check out our Financial Help page for information on fees and funding!

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