City & Guilds / WJEC Health & Social Care ‘CORE’ (Adults) Level 2
Health, Care and Early Years
Part Time Day
Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
06 January 2022
No previous experience is needed for this course, just a desire to succeed in the care industry.
In a nutshell
This course is ideal for anyone working in, or intending to work, in the Health and Social Care sector who can attend college one day a week to study. It’s a new qualification that covers the key concepts in Health & Social Care, reflecting the new ALL WALES INDUCTION FRAMEWORK FOR HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE that now underpins many of the new qualifications in this sector.
This course is for you if...
…anyone aged 16 or over currently working, or intending to work in the Health and Social Care sector.
…domiciliary care workers who haven’t yet registered with Social Care Wales and need to do so by 2021.
…adult care workers who haven’t yet registered with Social Care Wales and need to do so by 2022.
What will I be doing?
The course covers a range of knowledge and understanding around health and social care, including:
- Principles and Values of health and social care [adults]
- Health and well-being [adults]
- Professional practice as a health and social care worker
- Safeguarding individuals
- Health and safety in health and social care
You’ll be assessed by a mixture of externally set case studies and multiple choice questions, and after successful completion of the course you could progress to Level 2 or 3 principles and contexts qualification or practice qualification, or find a job in the health and social care sector.
What is expected of me?
No previous experience is required for this course only a desire to succeed in the care industry.
What comes next?
Progress to study level 2 or 3 principles and contexts qualification or practice qualification
Seek employment within the health and social care sector
Work placement on this course isn’t essential, but it would be to your advantage to have either a volunteer placement or previous experience in the care sector.
Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?
Contact our Student Recruitment team
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