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

Course description

If you've previously studied Health & 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.This course comprises of eight units including:

  • Communication
  • Individual needs and rights
  • Lifespan development
  • Diet and health
  • Creative and therapeutic activities
  • Vocational experience
You can progress in to employment, or on to further education. You will have the opportunity to undertake some work placement.

Entry requirements

You will need:

  • 4 or more GCSEs at grade 3 (D) or higher
  • A satisfactory DBS check
  • A relevant Level 1 qualification
  • A satisfactory DBS check
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

Please see the college website for fee details

Further information

For further information, please visit the college website

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: 19 October 2018
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