Health Sciences and Social Care

Level 2 Diploma Health and Social Care
Course Title
Level 2 Diploma Health and Social Care
Course Code
Mode of Study
Entry Requirements
Grade 3 in English and maths and two additional GCSEs grade 3 or a relevant Level 1 qualification.
Leads on to
You may choose to progress on to a relevant Level 3 qualification or you may choose to seek an apprenticeship or employment.
This course is for those who are working at this level and want to progress to a career within Health & Social Care. You will apply your knowledge and understanding in a practical context. You will also have the opportunity to undertake relevant work experience which will improve your employability within the sector and help inform your career choices. You can choose to undertake a work placement (minimum of 25 hours) in either a Health & Social Care or an Early Years setting.
Areas of study include:
Human lifespan development
Health and social care values
Effective communication
Healthy living
Social influence on health and wellbeing
Promoting health and wellbeing
The impact of nutrition on health and wellbeing
Equality and diversity in Health & Social Care
Individual rights in Health & Social Care
Human body systems and care of disorders
Services in Health & Social Care
Creative and therapeutic activities in Health & Social Care
The Health & Social Care sector
The Early Years sector