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Health and Social Care (Level 2 Apprenticeship )

CACHE
Care & Health

Course Overview

ApprenticeshipsNI Level 2 is open to employees aged 16-24 or those about to take up permanent paid employment with a Northern Ireland-based company and be contracted to work a minimum of 21 hours per week (including 3 hours of class in College) with one employer. Students initially complete the Level 2 Certificate in Induction into Adult Social care and continue to the Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care. These work based qualifications allow students to work and study using their work role to support completion of the qualification. The course supports development of the knowledge and skills fundamental to the many diverse work roles within the Health and Social Care sector and is universally recognized by employers. Students will attend the College one day per week for a 3 hour class and will also receive the one to one support of an assessor to build their portfolio of evidence. Optional units are chosen from a wide range to support the student’s role within the work place.
  • Study Mode
    Full-Time
  • Duration
    2 Years
  • Campus
    Limavady
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
    Fees
  • Course: CACHE Level 2 Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 06/09/2021
    Fees:
    -
  • Course: CACHE Level 2 Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care
    Campus: Limavady
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 06/09/2021
    Fees:
    -

Course Offering

  • Site location Limavady Main St Strand Road
Two young female students walking and laughing together

Course Modules

  • Principles of communication in adult social care settings
  • Principles of personal development in adult social care settings
  • Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings
  • Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care
  • Introduction to duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
  • Understand the role of the social care worker
  • Understand person-centred approaches in adult social care settings
  • Understand health and safety in social care settings
  • Understand how to handle information in social care settings
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

ApprenticeshipsNI Level 2 is open to employees aged 16-24 or those about to take up permanent paid employment with a Northern Ireland-based company and be contracted to work a minimum of 21 hours per week (including 3 hours of class in College) with one employer. If students do not have Level 1 Essential Skills in Numeracy and Literacy (or equivalent) this will be a mandatory element of the course.

Work Placement

Learners will have to complete sufficient hours work placement to meet the standards required for competency based assessment

What's Next?

Further Study

The successful completion of this course can lead to entry to the Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care or Level 3 Diploma in Clinical Healthcare Practice and Level 3 Apprenticeship Programmes

Career Prospects

Successful students have been able to progress to specialized health and social carer roles within a wide range of settings.

Enquiry

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