Course: BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care

Department: Health and Social Care and Childcare

Type: 16+

Duration: One year

The Course

This qualification provides an excellent platform for you to launch a career in the caring professions. It is a wide-ranging, engaging programme which will introduce you to the key values, skills and qualities required to work in care environments.

What You Study

  • Communication in health and social care
  • Health and social care values
  • The rights of the individual
  • Ensuring safe environments
  • Healthy living
  • Equality and diversity
  • A research project in health and social care
  • English and Maths, as required.

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 3 or D or equivalent, preferably including English and Maths, or a Level 1 qualification in a related subject. A satisfactory reference and clear Disclosing and Barring Service (DBS) check are also required.

Lucy Brown

BTEC Level 3 in Children’s Play, Learning and Development (Early Years Educator)

Lucy manages to hold down two jobs, working as an early years educator at a local nursery and also as a waitress, as well as her studies as she pursues her dream career working with children.

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