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Qualification name Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care
Qualification level 2
Awarding organisation NCFE
Learning method Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 3rd September 2024
Cost description Based on you circumstances you may be eligable for funding along with further support please contact us for information
Attendance pattern Daytime

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The Level 2 Health and Social Care Study Programme is a vocational qualification, developing knowledge and understanding by applying learning and skills in practical and workplace settings. The course will develop your knowledge of the theories behind the care practice such as human growth and development, safeguarding and protection, mental health and well-being. There is a substantial work placement within a health and social care setting to support learning. Youll also study a range of employability skills alongside your Study Programme to ensure that youre ready for the world of work. This qualification provides progression to the Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care. Alternatively, students may wish to enter the workforce in a wide range of roles available within the sector including as an adult residential support worker or a healthcare assistant in community, primary care or acute health environments.

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4 x GCSEs at grade 3(D) or above, including Maths and English In addition: Satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure Baring Service (DBS) check

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Working in health and social care is a rewarding career choice for those wanting to make a difference. If you have a caring nature and want to work helping people then this is the course for you.

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Address Wilberforce Drive
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Phone 0300 330 2010
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