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NCFE CACHE Level 2 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care L2

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care L2

Course Overview

This course provide learners with the knowledge and understanding essential to the health and social care sector, supporting progression to further learning or the workplace.

Course Highlights

We hold annual Care Conference

We have an annual charity event

We go on trips and visits to health and social care settings.


Assessment

All assessments are course work base


Career Opportunities and Further Study

The Level 2 Certificate and Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care have been designed to enable learners to progress to the Level 3 Award, Certificate and Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care (which supports progression to Higher Education), or to enable progression into the workplace. The Certificate and Extended Diploma are made up of a common bank of units.

Progression routes - Extended Diploma

Upon achievement of this qualification, learners will be able to progress to our Level 3 Award, Certificate and Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care, or into a range of job roles within the health and social care sector such as:

 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.

 

Achievement of this qualification will equip learners with knowledge and understanding across a range of subject areas, which will enable progression to further learning at Level 3, for example:

 types and functions of provision

 legislation, frameworks, policies, procedures and codes of practice

roles and responsibilities of health and social care practitioners

 care values

 human growth and development through the life span

 health, well-being and care needs

 partnership working

 health and social care priorities.


Entry Requirements

L2

Three GCSEs at grades 3/D; or

A related Level 1 vocational qualification; and

A GCSE at grade 3/D (or equivalent) in English; or

English and Mathematics assessed at Entry 3 or above by College assessment.

Mature applicants may be considered on relevant experience without having the required entry requirements. However, an interview will always be required.

A satisfactory reference may also be requested.

Applicants will need to complete a DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) check once enrolled onto the course, which the College will pay for.


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