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Health and Social Care Level 2 Diploma at Banbury and Bicester College

Course description

Learn how to care for people of different ages in a variety of settings. This is a practical work-related course which introduces you to the principles of care and includes supervised work placements.

Course content

You study units which reflect the varied nature of health and social care. They include:
• communication and individual rights
• meeting individual needs
• cultural diversity
• human lifespan development
• creative and therapeutic activities
• the impact of diet on health

In addition you will have the opportunity to improve English and maths and gain first aid and functional skills qualifications.
Assessment is through assignment work which is assessed internally and moderated externally.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs grade D (including English and maths)

If you are interested in a level 2 programme and have alternative qualifications you would like us to consider please contact us with your details.

Applicants will be invited to attend an interview and complete an internal assessment. All students will have their literacy and numeracy needs supported within the programme.

Future opportunities

Successful completion of this course with merit or distinction can lead to the Health and Social Care Level 3 Extended Diploma.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Banbury and Bicester College directly.

Last updated date: 21 January 2016
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      • From the M40, leave the motorway at Junction 11 and leave roundabout onto A422.
      • Continue down A422 and leave roundabout onto A361, Southam Road. Turn left on A361 (Southam Road) on to Horse Fair.
      • Leave the roundabout onto B4035, West Bar Street. Follow West Bar Street on to Broughton Road and the main entrance to the campus is on the right hand side.

      The Banbury Campus is approximately 15-20 minutes walk from the train and bus station.