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Level 2 Health and Social Care at Newton Rigg College

Course description

Health, social conscience and looking after others are essential parts of many people’s lives, and opportunities for work within this expanding area are diverse and rewarding. This is an excellent introductory course that is highly recommended for a career in health and social care. Learners will try a variety of placements to expand their understanding of the sector.

Course content

Course Themes:

• Individual rights and needs • Cultural diversity • Anatomy and physiology for health and social care • Human lifespan development • The impact of diet on health • Child development • Ensuring safe environments • Work experience • Diet and nutrition • English and maths

Entry requirements

Usually at least 4 GCSEs at grade E or above including Maths and English (with Science desirable). Alternatively a suitable level 1 vocational qualification with English and Maths at Level 1





Financial information

For finacial information please contact 01768 893400 or email

Future opportunities

Further Study:

Level 3 Subsidiary /Extended Diploma.



Nurseries, Playgroups, Infants Schools, Private


Further information

Telephone: 01768893400


How to apply

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

Last updated date: 29 September 2015
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