Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care // Level 2
This is the course for you, if you have a passion for caring and want to develop your skills to equip you for a career in Health & Social Care. This Level 2 qualification is mapped against National Occupational Standards for Health and Social Care and acts as a robust and thorough grounding to the industry.
You will develop your knowledge and understanding across a variety of topics, including: Health and safety, communication skills, safeguarding and equality & diversity,
Minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grade D/Grade 3 or above (preferably English Language and maths); or pass at BTEC Level 1 Certificate or equivalent; or progression from a relevant Level 1 qualification along with Level 1 or above in English language and Maths. You will also need to provide two confidential references, you must also show the ability to work in a demanding voluntary settings.
Assessment are carried out using a range of methods, which could include: direct observation within the workplace, a portfolio of evidence and written assignments.
Progression & Careers
You may be able to progress onto the Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma or Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care. Careers options include: employment in the Health & Social Care industry working with children, the elderly or in a mental health setting.
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