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Health and Social Care - Level 2 (Diploma) at College of West Anglia

Course description

If you've previously studied health and social care at level 1 and want to develop a career in caring, nursing or social care, this course is for you.You will have the opportunity to acquire the essential knowledge for the world of work, by developing skills such as planning, research and analysis, working with others and effective communication.You can progress in to employment, or on to further education. You will have the opportunity to undertake some work placement. This course comprises of eight units including: - Communication - Individual needs and rights - Lifespan development - Diet and health - Creative and therapeutic activities - Vocational experience

Entry requirements

You will need 5 or more GCSEs at grade 4 or higher, including English and maths, or a relevant level 2 qualification.You will also need a satisfactory DBS check.If you are aged 19 or older, relevant industry experience may be accepted.You will be invited to an interview to help us ensure the course is right for you.


Work is assessed by written assignments and presentations throughout the year. Students must achieve satisfactory placement reports.

Financial information

If you are under 19 on 31st August in the year you begin your programme, you will not have to pay a course fee; however, there may be additional resources fees and fees for materials, kits and trips. Please visit our website for full details.

Further information

Please visit the CWA website for further information.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 02 August 2018
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