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Health and Social Care Level 2 Extended Certificate at South Essex College

Course description

This course will prepare you for a career in nursing or other health-related occupations and will also enable you to progress to a Level 3 programme.

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Entry requirements

  • human lifespan development
  • health and social care values
  • effective communication in health and social care
  • healthy living
  • social influences on health and wellbeing
  • promoting health and wellbeing
  • the impact of nutrition on health and wellbeing
  • equality and diversity in health and social care
  • individual rights in health and social care
  • human body systems and care of disorders
  • services in health and social care
  • creative and therapeutic activities in health and social care
  • maths and English


  • GCSEs at grade three in maths and English, or
  • GCSEs at grade D in maths and English, or
  • Health, Social Care and Young People’s Settings Level 1 Diploma or equivalent and maths and English at level one
  • you will also require an enhanced DBS disclosure
  • successful attendance at interview event and satisfactory references

Financial information

  • essays, leaets, videos, posters, magazine articles
  • two external assessments, taken under exam conditions

Future opportunities

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment

Further information

  • Health and Social Care Level 3 Extended Diploma

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South Essex College directly.

Last updated date: 25 January 2017
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