Vocational Course

Health & Social Care Level 2

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About this course

Are you considering a career in the Health and Social Care Sector: care worker, social worker, paramedic? Then this could be the course for you!

As we have an ever increasing population with social care needs, this industry is widening and increasing in employment opportunities.

What will I learn?

During the course you will study exciting subjects including Anatomy & Physiology, Health & Social Care Services, Impact of Diet on Health and Ensuring Safe Environments and a wide range of essential units to enable you to develop the skills and qualities to become an outstanding Health & Social Care professional.

There are two pathways we can offer based on your experience and grades to help you into the career of your choice.

As part of your course you will complete an extended work placement one day a week with a local employer.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is by a range of written assignments and witness statements.

What do I need?

You will need to achieve at least 4 GCSEs at Grade D/3 or above with Grade 3 in English and Maths.

Where can it take me?

  • Halesowen College - Level 3 vocational courses, including Health & Social Care
Personal Assistant
Health Care Assistant
Support Worker
Care Home Administrator

Additional Information

You are required to have a clear Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for placements and will need a positive reference.