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CACHE Level 2 and Level 3 Diploma in Clinical Healthcare Support at Calderdale College

Course description

This qualification supports learners to develop skills and knowledge required to work in a range of clinical health care support settings or as a medical laboratory assistant.

Course content

This qualification will interest you if you're planning to in health care settings, assisting and administering medicine, supporting individuals with day to day activities and the support of mental health and well being. 

Entry requirements

For the  level 2 course, learners will need GCSEs, at grade D or grade 3 or above, including English Language  or a Level 1 Functional Skills English qualification. No formal entry requirements for adults with appropriate life experience. Plus references and DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check. 


The course is assessed by your tutor/assessor using a portfolio of evidence, practical demonstration and assignments.

Financial information

In most cases students aged 18 and under who wish to enrol on a full time further education course will have their fees waived.  Students who are aged 19 and over and who wish to enrol on a full time course should contact our Student Services Team on 01422-399367 for more information.

Future opportunities

Successful candidates can progress onto the Level 3 Diploma in Clinical Healthcare Support and further progression into specialist healthcare qualifications or to related health apprenticeships. Career progression can include Healthcare Assistants, Pharmacy Assistants, Occupational Therapy Assistants and Dental Assistants.

Further information

Please complete an application form and return it to us at the following freepost address:-
Calderdale College Central Admissions Unit, FREEPOST HX2 004, Francis Street, Halifax, HX1 3BR

or click on the link to apply online:

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 08 December 2016
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