City & Guilds Health and Social Care Apprenticeship Level 2

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area



Mode of Study

Mode of Study
Workbased Learning


Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone

Start Date

Start Date
03 September 2018


1 year

In a nutshell

If a career in caring appeals to you, this course may be just perfect. It’ll give you the skills and knowledge you need to work in a health and social care environment, while being employed and paid while you’re learning. At the end of it, you’llhave a Level 2 NVQ Diploma, to help progress your career.

This course is for...

…working in health and social care

…improving your career prospects and earning potential

…being able to earn while you learn

Course content

Apprenticeships involve a mix of learning in the workplace and college training,giving you the opportunity to practice and embed new skills in a real work environment.


You'll be assessed through coursework, tests, assignments, work-based observations and work-based evidence, and as you progress through the course you’ll achieve a number of qualifications as part of the Level 2 Apprenticeship Framework:

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma
  • Level 2 Diploma
  • Essential Skills Qualification Communication
  • Essential Skills Qualification Application of Number
  • Essential Skills Qualification in Digital Literacy
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities


On completion, we expect you to be able to carry out your health and social care role confidently and competently to the standard set by the Industry.

Entry Requirements

To qualify for this course, you’ll need a minimum of 5 GCSE grades D or above to include English and Maths. You’ll also need to be employed in the health and care sector, paid at least the national minimum apprenticeship wage and have a Contract of Employment. As an Apprentice you'll need to attend college on a day release / block release basis, and we’ll want you to be fully committed to attendingas well as respecting others, having an enthusiasm for the subject and being self-motivated.Your employer must also pass the necessary Health and Safety vetting.

Additional information

Completing this course will enable you to move on to a Level 3 Apprenticeship programme. Our Health and Social Care Apprenticeship is part-financed by the European Social Fund through the Welsh Government.

Where can I study City & Guilds Health and Social Care Apprenticeship Level 2?

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
(Workbased Learning)
Start Date: 03 September 2018

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Contact our Student Recruitment team

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

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