Health & Social Care Diploma Level 2
If you are unemployed or a volunteer you must attend 1 day for 36 weeks in college. You must also attend placement for 2 days a week and achieve at least 200 hours on placement during the course.
If you are employed and in a level 2 role in the care sector you must attend college 3 hours a week for 18 weeks and assessment in the workplace of 15 hours.
The learner has to achieve 46 credits to gain level 2 Diploma. There are 9 mandatory units plus a choice of optional units from the specialist knowledge/optional section of units.
These qualifications are for all learners aged 16 and above who are capable of reaching the required standards.
Health & Social Care Diploma Level 2 is taught at our campus in Longbridge, Birmingham.
HSC21: Introduction to Communication in Health, Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings
The qualification is assignment based and includes the following methods of teaching: research, case studies, assignments, role play, scenarios, presentations, group discussions and practical demonstrations. This enables learners to relate theory taught sessions to practical work carried out in their placement opportunities or real workplace.
The qualification is assessed in the classroom using a variety of methods. You will be assessed in your placement or workplace and will have to produce written statements from colleagues confirming your demonstration of competence. You will need to have supervision reports, attend college and internal training at your placement or workplace. You will also have to produce reflective accounts of your work practice and research projects.
Health & Social Care Diploma Level 2.
Opportunities for Progression
Progression to Health and Social Care Level 3 Diploma or Advanced Apprentice in Health Care, if you meet the requirements of the course or progress on to the Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care.
Minimum of level 1 in literacy/numeracy, GCSE literacy and numeracy grade A-G but we will consider applicants that have obtained entry level 3 in literacy and numeracy at a high standard or a writing test to demonstrate competence in these areas.
For Further Information
If you are interested in studying Health & Social Care Diploma Level 2, please contact the Advice Zone on 0121 477 1300, call in or email [email protected]