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Health & Social Care (Level 2 Diploma First Diploma)

Pearson BTEC
Care & Health

Course Overview

This course is equivalent to GCSEs and is designed as an introduction to the health and social care sector. The course content includes: Equality and Diversity, Individual Rights, Human Lifespan Development; Skills & Qualities; Health and Social Care Values; Effective Communication, Research, Impact of Nutrition on Health and Wellbeing; Healthy Living, Human Body Systems and ICT in Health and Social Care. External visits and visiting speakers (restrictions permitting) will enable students to develop a deeper knowledge about this sector. Additional education in the area of visual awareness and sensory loss will be provided. Successful completion at the appropriate level enables students to apply for progression onto Level 3 pathways such as Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care/Health Studies/Health Sciences. Students who do not complete all the Level 2 units in one year can aim to achieve at Level 1. Students who do not hold Level 2 qualifications in Literacy & Numeracy will be required to complete these during this course.
  • Start Date
    1 Sep 2023
  • Study Mode
    Full-Time
  • Duration
    1 Year
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
    Fees
  • Course: Pearson BTEC Level 2 Diploma First Diploma in Health & Social Care
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 01/09/2023
    Fees:
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Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Course Modules

  • Human Lifespan Development
  • Health and Social Care Values
  • Effective Communication in Health and Social Care
  • Equality and Diversity in Health and Social Care
  • Individual Rights in Health and Social Care
  • Healthy Living
  • Carrying out a Research Project in Health and Social Care
  • Human Body Systems and Care of Disorders
  • Creative and Therapeutic Activities in Health and Social Care
  • Skills and Qualities for Working in the Health and Social Care Sector
  • The Impact of Nutrition on Health and Wellbeing
  • Using ICT in Health and Social Care
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

4 GCSEs Grade D-G or aboveStudents who do not hold Level 2 qualifications in Literacy and Numeracy will be required to complete these during this course.

ROI Requirements

4 OLCs Grade O6 or aboveStudents who do not hold Level 2 qualifications in Literacy & Numeracy will be required to complete these during this course.

Work Placement

N/A

Fee Information

  • Additional Fees
  • Materials -

What's Next?

Further Study

Progression to Level 3 Health and Social Care pathways

Career Prospects

Past students who have not continued their studies at further education have gained employment in the health and social care sector, working as care assistants, domiciliary carers, or support workers.

Enquiry

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