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Health and Social Care - BTEC Level 2 Diploma at City and Islington College

Course description

This course is for school leavers who are interested in a career in health
and social care.

Course content

Units include: communication and individual rights within health and social care sectors, individual needs in health and social care sectors, vocational experience in health and social care settings.

You will attend College 3/4 days a week and will attend a placement 1 day a week. 

Entry requirements

  • 4 GCSEs at grade D or above, one must be English Language.
  • BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Health and Social Care or Level 1 related vocational qualification (including Entry Level 3 in Functional Skills English).
  • You must show evidence of an interest in health and social care.
  • You must provide references and attend an interview, where you can show your record of achievement or other examples of work.
  • Some work experience in the care services would be useful.
  • You will need an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check which costs approximately £50 but it is free if you will be under 19 years old.

Assessment

Your progress will be assessed throughout the course, using a range of methods such as assignments and presentations.

Future opportunities

Your progress will be assessed throughout the course, using a range of methods such as assignments and presentations.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City and Islington College directly.

Last updated date: 29 March 2016
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      Based in Holloway, Islington, we are a Centre of vocational excellence in Beauty Therapy, Child Care, Hairdressing, Counselling, Public Services, Health and Social Child Care, Access to HE courses, Supported Learning including: Skillsbase, Woodwork and Furniture Making which are part of the supported learning curriculum. We offer courses from Entry level through to our level 4 and 5 foundation degrees. On these courses you will have access to the highest standards of teaching and individual support to help you achieve your ambition.