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Adult Care Worker Level 2 Apprenticeship at Wigan & Leigh College

Course description

The course comprises the Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care and Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Social Care. Students will also complete Employment Responsibilities and Rights and functional skills in Maths and English.

Course content

This course is designed for those employed as apprentices in the health and social care sector.

Entry requirements

You must be employed in the industry and have a minumum of Level 1 qualification or 2 GCSEs at grade 4. If you don't currently have an employer and would like to undertake an apprenticeship, take a look at our vacancies at www.wigan


Assessment takes place in the workplace and by portfolio.

Financial information

Courses are free for 16-19 year olds. For further information contact our FAB Futures team on 01942 761111.

Future opportunities

Enhanced employment opportunities.

Further information

If you don't currently have an employer and would like an apprenticeship, take a look at our vacancies at

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: 07 December 2018

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      The Centre features the award winning Wheel restaurant, together with other outstanding facilities that provide hands on work experience including the Image Centre, Florist Shop and Travel Shop.

      In addition, our classrooms offer a comfortable and professional working environment which is exemplified by our £20,000 state-of-the-art Apple Mac suite.

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