The Level 2 Technical Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care enables applied study of the health and social care sector, providing learners with an introduction to key areas relating to current practice. The mandatory units aim to provide learners with knowledge and understanding of key subject areas in health and social care. The optional units within the Extended Diploma allow learners to pursue an interest in chosen subject areas. The Level 2 Technical Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care has also been designed to enable learners to progress to our Level 3 Technical Certificate and Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care (which supports progression to Higher Education), further learning at Level 3 and above, or to the workplace.
Applicants must be 16-18 years of age and will require 3 GCSEs at grade D (3) or above, with Grade C (4/5) or above in English Language and Grade D (3) or above in maths. Evidence of a previous placement within a health and social care setting is an advantage. You will also require a Disclosure and Barring Service.
On the Level 2 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care learners must achieve the Five Mandatory units (graded A*-D; set by CACHE; marked by the Centre). Equality, Diversity and Rights in Health and Social Care. Human Growth and Development. Safeguarding and protection in Health and Social Care. Communication in Health and Social Care. Working in Health and Social Care. Two Optional units (graded A*-D; set by CACHE; marked by the Centre)
You will be required to attend college 4 days a week. Students' performance is assessed through written work in the form of essays, projects or reports. 1 day a week is spend in the placement where each learner is required to complete a minimum of 160 hours.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will achieve a NCFE CACHE Technical Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care
Please complete an application form and return to the College - either online, by post or in person at the one of our campuses.
To apply or enrol for this course you must first create an account with the College. This is a simple process that should not take more than a few minutes.
If you have any difficulties with applying online or have any other questions please Contact Us, or call 020 8266 4000. Please note this is not a 24 hour helpline.