What's covered?

This course can lead to employment within the health and social care sector such as a junior employee or as an apprentice.

This qualification is built on two core units that form the fundamental knowledge and understanding of health and social care principles:

  • Human lifespan development
  • Health and social care values

In addition to this you will study additional units to develop a broader understanding of the health and social care sector including factors that influence an individual's lifestyle choices and their health. You will also acquire some of the practical skills identified by employers as the fundamental building blocks for future competence in the workplace.

What do you need?

You will need four GCSEs at grade 3 or above including GCSE English and Maths.

How you are assessed

You will be assessed via two externally assessed units, the remaining units are assessed internally.

How Long?

1 Year

What course next?

Level 3

What could this lead to?

Employment within the health and social care sector such as junior roles or as an apprentice

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