This course could take you directly into employment or into an apprenticeship in the growing health and social care sector. Alternatively, this could be a stepping stone to level 3 studies. To progress to level 3 you will need at least a Merit grade overall and GCSE English at grade 4 or above.
There are no additional entry requirements for this course. Please refer to the basic entry requirements.
This course offers a diverse range of units that prepare you for higher level studies as well as working in the largest growing sector in the UK. It is designed to give you additional qualifications such as First Aid, as well as providing you with the opportunity to carry out valuable work placement in one or more Health social care or childcare settings. Topics include:
This course is an introduction to Health and Social Care, you will be able to develop your written, verbal and interaction skills during the programme. You will be assessed in a variety of ways including written work, group tasks, controlled assessments, role plays and different assessments on your iPad.
You will be encouraged to participate in competitions such as Youth Speaks. You can take a First Aid course, which is an excellent addition to your CV, alongside gaining certificates in areas such as Food Hygiene. Vocational experiences are included to enhance your opportunities and help you to decide your next moves.
This course could take you directly into employment or an apprenticeship in the growing health and social care sector. Alternatively, this could be a stepping stone to level 3 studies.
Work experience will be incorporated into your programme, this usually takes place in the second term of your course.