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Health and Social Care (Level 2) Apprenticeship at Central College Nottingham

Course description

This course is for those looking for a career in Health and Social Care.

Course content

  • Introduction to Duty of Care
  • Introduction to Communication
  • Introduction to Personal Development
  • Introduction to Equality and Inclusion
  • Principles of Safeguarding and Protection
  • The Role of the Health and Social Care Worker
  • Implement Person-Centred Approaches
  • Contribute to Health and Safety
  • Handling Information and a range of optional units
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths

English and Maths are an essential part of your studies and will help you succeed on your course. These subjects will help you develop confidence and are the key employability skills that all employers now look for when recruiting.

Entry requirements

You need to have 5 GCSEs at grades D or above.


You will be assessed in the workplace for your practical skills and will produce a portfolio of evidence to show your understanding of the knowledge required.

Future opportunities

  • Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Health & Social Care.
  • BTEC Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care.

Career Opportunities Include

  • Care Assistant
  • Support staff

Both in Health or Social Care settings.

Further information

You will need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week in a Health or Social Care setting. You will need to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and is commonly paid for by your employer. You will usually be supplied with a uniform.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 09 March 2016
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    • The centre houses the recently completed Salon Central, a commercial salon with 40 hairdressing stations & 32 beauty treatment beds and the College's new 1000mConstruction Centre. It also provides courses in Business and IT, ESOL, Foundation for Apprenticeships and Work, Horizons (LLDD), Health & Social Care and Science. The Centre is also the base for the College's large International provision.