BTEC First Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 2
Health, Care & Early Years
Mode of Study
Torfaen Learning Zone
01 September 2020
Minimum of 4 GCSEs grade D or above to include either Maths/Numeracy or English/Welsh first language; or an appropriate Level 1 Diploma qualification in the relevant vocational area to include either GCSE Maths/Numeracy or English/Welsh first language grade.
In a nutshell
You'll gain the underpinning knowledge needed for working in the care sector and develop the fundamental skills needed to bring your knowledge to the required level for a range of careers.
This course is for you if...
...you want to work in health or social care
...you want a regular work placement
...you want a blend of practical and theory learning
What will I be doing?
This course is ideal for learners wanting to work in the health or social care industry, who want to undertake a regular work placement alongside a comprehensive vocational course.
You’ll study two mandatory and four optional units such as:
- Communication skills
- Understanding individual needs
- Anatomy and physiology
- Cultural diversity
You’ll learn through group work, classroom-based learning and a work experience, which is a compulsory part of the programme.
You’ll be assessed through case scenarios, multiple choice and examinations and you’ll achieve:
What is expected of me?
To enter the course, you’ll need a minimum of 4 GCSEs, Grade D or above, to include either Maths/Maths Numeracy or English/Welsh First Language, or an appropriate Level 1 Diploma qualification in the relevant vocational area, to include either GCSE Maths/Maths Numeracy or English/Welsh First Language.
Full commitment to attendance is required, as is respect for others, enthusiasm for the subject, self-motivation and a passion for the health and social care industry. You’ll be continually assessed and there is an expectation that you’ll continue your studies and coursework/work placement during your own time.
What comes next?
Opportunity to progress onto level 3 principles and values or level 2 City & Guilds practice (adults).
All learners will have to undertake a satisfactory DBS check.
Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?
Call 01495 333 777 to speak to our Student Recruitment team
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