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Health and Social Care level 2 CTEC diploma at Brentside High School

Course description

The health and social care sector depends on a well educated, enthusiastic and considerate workforce. This course is designed to give you an introduction into the demands that a career in this vocation entails and offer an insight in the possibility of studying this course further at advanced level. It is a current, up to date and relevant course which deals with controversial and sensitive topics.  

Work experience is a requirement of the CTEC. You may work with young children on a project called Teens and Toddlers which will also give you a Level 1 qualification in communication. You will visit residential homes and other health and social care settings to apply what they have learnt.

Entry requirements

Grade E in five GCSE subjects including English and mathematics


This course is assessed through the completion of coursework projects and assignments that are based on real life situations and activities.


Examination board: OCR 

Future opportunities

Studying health and social care encourages you to become more open minded and considerate of the diversity we experience in society. This course will assist students onto advanced courses or into jobs related to their studies such as: nursing; midwifery; social work; psychology; sociology; sports therapy; carers; physiotherapy; counselling and many more.  

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Brentside High School directly.

Last updated date: 22 August 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September