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What career opportunities can this lead to?

A Level 2 Certificate in Health and Social Care gives learners the opportunity to progress to employment in a range of jobs in the health and social care sector. Previous learners have gone on to work in both social and health care settings, working as care assistants, health care assistants or work in child care settings. Gaining this qualification also supports progression onto various apprenticeships.

What are the entry requirements?

You will require 4 GCSEs at grades A*- D / 9-3 including a minimum grade D / 3 in English and maths. Other qualifications and relevant work experience may also be considered. You should also have good attainment and attendance reports from your previous school or college and you will need to complete a successful college interview.

What does this programme involve?

You will study a range of topics designed to inspire and enthuse them to consider
a career in the health and social care sector. Subjects covered will give you the
opportunity to develop your skills and gain a broad knowledge and understanding of the health and social care sector. This will include units such as:

- Equality, diversity and rights in health and social care
- Human growth and development
- Safeguarding and protection in health and social care

You will be required to undertake work experience for one day a week in a vocationally relevant environment, which may include care homes, special schools and childcare settings. You will also have the opportunity to gain an Emergency First Aid Certificate to enhance your skills and employability.

How is the programme taught and assessed?

There will be on-going assessments via unit specific assignments which are internally assessed.

What else do I need to know?

For any work experience placements you will need to provide suitable clothing and footwear, and travel to these may incur additional costs. All learners are strongly advised to purchase course textbooks at a cost of approximately 24.00.
There is a mandatory requirement for students to have a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check in order to attend work placement. This is arranged through the college.

Dates for the diary

Our School Leaver open events are held each October, November, March and June. For specific dates and times please see the events section of our website or telephone 023 8091 1299.

How do I apply?

Apply by clicking on the APPLY NOW link on this page. Alternatively, you can apply by completing an application form from our printed prospectus or through our Information, Advice and Guidance team by telephone 023 8091 1299 or via email at

*Fees will apply if you are over 18. You may be eligible for fee support or a loan. To find out an accurate cost, based on your individual circumstances, please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team.

Course Code


Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
CAFD Eastleigh College 9/9/2019 Full-Time Full-Time Full-Time   £1,665.00 Apply now

* Please note that although this tool looks to give customers the best indication of course costs, a final cost can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

Need any further advice?

If you require further advice and guidance about any of our courses, the College has a dedicated Careers Advisor who can be contacted on telephone 023 8091 1014

The Equality Act

The College wishes to ensure that it complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. If you are a disabled person, please ensure that we know what you need so that we can make all reasonable adjustments to help you succeed.

Please note all courses descriptions may be subject to change.

Georgia, Health and Social Care

Georgia, 18

Georgia, Health and Social Care

Georgia went on to study Midwifery at Liverpool John Moores University.


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