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.
111 Canal Street
Start: 6th September 2021
Course code: C000496 / Q002734
CACHE Level 2 Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care
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.
You will be expected to develop a portfolio of work and attend work placement sessions where you will be assessed.
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.
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!