The Pearson BTEC Level 2 First Award/Certificate in Health and Social Care will prepare you for work in health and social care by focusing on practical, work-related skills which you develop by completing projects that are based on realistic workplace situations. You will have the opportunity to carry out work experience in a variety of health and social care settings and have the chance to hear from professionals like midwifes and nurses to discuss career paths and skills needed for these different careers.
You will be assessed through a range of assessment methods including assignments, projects, presentations, professional discussions and in-class assessments. There are two external exams.
Four GCSEs A*-D/9-3 including English or mathematics; OR a relevant Level 1 qualification plus English and mathematics assessed by us to be at an appropriate level. Selection is by interview with a lecturer and a satisfactory reference from your last school or college is essential.
There may be materials you need to help you with your studies. Your lecturer will talk to you about this at interview or in your first class.
You will need to pay for your DBS check. This is normally paid at enrolment.
You may progress to a Level 3 BTEC Health and Social Care course or consider further training or study in related fields such as an Apprenticeship or employment. Selection is by interview and a satisfactory reference is required.
All courses run subject to demand and the content listed here should be used as a guide only. Course content may vary according to a range of factors such as course duration, campus, teaching staff and requirements from awarding bodies. Check our course and fee guidelines for further details.
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Childcare and Early Years
Counselling, Therapy and Psychology
Health and Safety
Health and Social Care
Humanities and Social Sciences
Nursing and Midwifery