Health and Social Care Extended Certificate

Entry Requirements:
A range of 3/2 or D-E grades. Students who do not have English or Maths grade C/4 or above will be required to take these qualifications alongside Entry Requirements.

Why Should You Take This Course?
This Level 2 course allows you to study and explore a range of interesting units of work, all relevant to providing an in-depth view of the world of work in health and social care. You will investigate the sector in the classroom and will also go out into a range of work place settings, allowing you to put theory into practice.

Course content:
The course comprises of several compulsory units which include;
Equality and diversity in health and social care
Human growth and development
Safeguarding and protecting in health and social care
Communication in health and social care
Working in health and social care
You will also complete two optional units which may include two of the following;
Anatomy and physiology
Common care disorders
Creative activities
Dementia awareness
Health and well-being
Nutrition for health and social care
How will I be assessed?
You will provide a portfolio of evidence which will include essays, PowerPoint presentations, leaflets, and booklets.
Are there any special expenses?
You will undertake at least 30 hours work experience as part of the course. There may be some transport costs involved, although placements are arranged near to home or college where possible. There is a cost for a DBS check and a college polo shirt and sweatshirt.
What could I do next?
You could progress to Level 3 Health and Social Care or other Level 3 qualifications such as Childcare or to an Apprenticeship.

How to apply for this course

2018-2019 ENTRY: Apply for this course by completing an online form
2018-2019 ENTRY: Download an Application Form to fill in and post