Diploma in Health & Social care (Level 2) | Walsall College

Diploma in Health & Social care (Level 2)

Looking to launch a career in Health and Social Care?

This course will get you started. The Diploma in Health and Social Care supports learners to develop the knowledge and skills required to work in a range of clinical healthcare support settings, as well as health and adult care environments.

The qualification is made up of mandatory and optional units. These units cover core competencies, while the optional units allow learners to choose from a variety of areas to tailor the qualification to their needs and interests, and to reflect the context of their work. It covers a wide range of areas including dementia awareness, mental health and well-being, supporting individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and healthcare procedures.

The content is also aligned with the knowledge and skills required for the Adult Care Worker and Healthcare Support Worker apprenticeship standards.

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Entry requirements are GCSE in maths and English at grade E/2 or Functional skills Level 1 with an intention to work towards Grade C/4 or Functional Skills Level 2. You will be expected to work within the care sector (Adults) for a minimum of two days per week in order to demonstrate your compentency within the role. You will be rquired to have a DBS.

Progression depends entirely upon your career path and is more likely to be vocational rather than academic. You will be able to apply for a variety of positions when nearing the completion of the course
There is a Level 3 Diploma available but this is aimed towards staff that work within a supervisory role

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Basic Information

Course Code C05P24080P
Location Hawbush Campus
Level Level 2
Type Part-Time
Fee will be dependent on circumstances
Start Date Sep 23 2020

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