Level 2 Health and Social Care

Level 2 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care


Level 3 health and social care

This qualification enables learners to develop the knowledge and skills necessary for working in a supervised role with adults in Health and Social Care settings. The course will cover a wide range of areas including supporting individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and health care procedures.

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Key facts

  • Start date: September
  • Duration: A full-time 1 year course running over 2.5 days per week, plus 1 day in placement.
  • Location: Melton
  • Fees: This course is fully funded for school leavers.

Your future

Students can progress onto a Level 3 Health and Social Care course. Alternatively, learners may wish to progress into employment as a healthcare assistant in a wide variety of supervisory roles in health and social care settings.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grade D or above or grade 3-9 including English and Maths or level 1 Health and Social Care and Entry 3 Functional Skills

Pathways

  • Generic Health and Social Care
  • Dementia Pathway
  • Learning Disability Pathway

English and Maths

English and Maths are very important for you during your studies and beyond. The Government has introduced new standards which mean that employers will looking for these skills when you enter the workplace. BMC is committed to ensuring that our students leave us with everything they need to reach their goals and meet the expectations of the industry.

If you are under 19 and narrowly miss the English and/or Maths requirements of your course (by one grade), don’t worry – BMC can offer you a suitable course at another level and you can take GCSE English or Maths alongside it (daytime and evening options available). Learners will not be expected to take both GCSE English and GCSE Maths in the same year.

If you are under 19 and miss the English and/or Maths entry requirements of your course by more than one grade, BMC offers Functional Skills, an effective method to improve literacy and numeracy, for up to two hours per week.

Visit Us

If you like what you’ve seen so far, why not come along to our next Melton Campus Open Event?

This is a fantastic way for you to get a feel for what it’s like to be a student at BMC. You will get to meet our industry-expert teaching staff, tour our fantastic facilities and find out everything you need to know about courses at BMC.

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