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Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care (Adults)


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£ 645 £ 1,295 + VAT
  • Typology

    Vocational qualification Level 2

  • Methodology


  • Duration

    365 Days

  • Start

    Different dates available


This qualification has three pathways for you and those can be selected as per your career plan:

• Generic Health and Social Care
• Dementia
• Learning Disability

This course has 9 mandatory units and those units are common for all above three pathways and optional units are decided your selected pathways.

By doing online course, you can save your time and enrol at any time as your convenience. Throughout this online course, you will be provided mentor support from our experience team of tutors/assessors, access to online study platform by using your username and password, Reading and study materials including recommended books, Tutorial video, and full guidance for making assessments (portfolios). Also, you will have special online forum for communication with your mentor and other learners who are doing same.

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Guide and assess development of knowledge and skills relating to the health and social care workforce. Provide progression in the Health and Social Care workforces. Confirm competence under supervision in these areas for roles such as care assistants/support workers/key workers in residential settings/healthcare assistants/support workers in community and primary care environments/support workers in acute health environments/key workers in domiciliary services/emerging new types of workers and multidisciplinary health roles. Serve as a progression pathway to the required qualification at level 3.

This qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 and above. This qualification is designed to guide and assess the development of knowledge and skills relating to the health and social care workforce, and can be used to confirm competence in these areas in a wide range of job roles.

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. Learners might find it useful if they have already completed qualifications in a relevant area at level 1. Learners should be aged at least 16 or over to undertake the qualification.

Successful candidates will receive a Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (501/2318/X) from NCFE, an awarding body within England and Wales who are currently recognised by Ofqual and the Department for Education and Skills.

Our online programme is well designed that you feel same as you are in the classroom. Mentor support service, reading and study materials, online study platform, and forum build your confidence to study well and guide you to get good results and it secures your qualification.

On receiving your request, one of our stuff members will call you or send you a message by explaining everything about the course you are requesting information including how you can sign up, payment options, exam and enrollment requirements etc.

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What you'll learn on the course

  • Access
  • IT for adults
  • Materials
  • Health and Social Care
  • Communication Training
  • Social care
  • Social Sector
  • Health Environments
  • Generic Health
  • Multidisciplinary
  • Health Sector

Teachers and trainers (1)

Janet Shockness

Janet Shockness

Course Administrator

Course programme

Course Description:

Each unit within the Diploma has a credit rating. Learners must achieve a minimum of 46 credits to gain the Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England. 28 credits must be achieved from all nine mandatory units.

Mandatory Units:

Unit 1:Introduction to Communication in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
Unit 2: Introduction to Personal Development in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
Unit 3: Introduction to Equality and Inclusion in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
Unit 4: Introduction to Duty of Care in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
Unit 5: Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care
Unit 6: The Role of the Health and Social Care Worker
Unit 7: Implement Person Centred Approaches in Health and Social Care
Unit 8: Contribute to Health and Safety in Health and Social Care
Unit 9: Handle Information in Health and Social Care Settings

Optional Units:

Depending on your interests or role in the workplace there’s a vast range of optional units to complement the skills and knowledge that you’ll gain in the mandatory units. It’s important to note that optional units need to be specific to each learner to ensure that their job role and work context enable them to meet the assessment criteria and requirements of the unit.
Please find our “Brochure” to see a list of the optional units available for you to choose from.

Method of Assessment:

  • The qualification is competency based so there is requirement for assessment in a real work environment.
  • Learners need to complete sufficient hours to enable them to develop and evidence their skills
  • Assessment should follow the Skills for Care and Development QCF Assessment Principles.
  • A portfolio will be presented for assessment. The types of assessment may include:
  • Evidence Tracking Sheets
  • Assessor observations – completed observation checklists and associated action plans
  • Witness testimonies
  • Projects
  • Reports
  • Professional discussion
  • Oral and written questioning
  • Candidate and peer reports
  • Recognition of prior learning

Why Choose Us?

  • Our courses represent outstanding value for money
  • High quality e-learning study materials and mock exams.
  • Each course is designed by industry experts, using an innovative interactive learning approach.
  • Includes step-by-step guided videos tutorials.
  • Benefit of applying NUS extra Discount Card.
  • 24/7 Access to the Online Learning Portal.
  • Anytime & Anywhere Learning.
  • Recognised Accredited Qualification.
  • Access Course Content on Mobile, Tablet or Desktop.
  • Study in a user friendly, advanced online learning platform.
  • Excellent customer service and administrative support.

Additional information

Career Path:

The qualification is supported by employers from the Health and Social Care sector. Successful completion of the qualification confirms your competence in any of the following job roles (depending on the pathway chosen in the qualification and your own particular interests):

Personal assistants employed directly by the individual they support or their families.

Emerging types of worker and multidisciplinary health roles crossing traditional service barriers and delivery models.

Healthcare support workers in community and primary care environments

Care assistants workers in residential settings or supported living

Healthcare assistants in acute health environments
Care support workers in domiciliary services

Healthcare assistants/support workers in community and primary care environments

Healthcare assistants/support workers in acute health environments

Care assistants/support workers/ key workers in domiciliary services

Care assistants/support workers/ key workers in day services
Support workers in supported living projects

Community based care assistants/support workers/key workers including those working in specialist areas, e.g. dementia, learning disabilities.

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