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Health and Social Care Level 2 BTEC First Extended Certificate at Accrington and Rossendale College

Course description

This is a one year programme, when completed learners are able to progress onto a level three programme. There are two externally assessed exam units and and the course requires 25 hours of work expereince in a health and social care setting.

Course content

  • Social Care Values
  • Effective communication
  • Healthy living
  • Social influences on health and wellbeing
  • Equality and diversity in health and social care
  • Human body systems and care of disorders
  • Creative and therapeutic activities in health and social care

Entry requirements

Five GCSE’s at grade D or above (including english and maths).


Through a mixture of exams and written essays.

Future opportunities

Learners can progress onto the Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 3.

Further information

You will undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 15 January 2016
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