This qualification will develop the knowledge and awareness of the types of provision in Health, Social Care and Children and Young Peoples sector. It includes the roles within the sector to include principles and values, health and safety and working with others. The qualification is aimed at learners who wish to develop knowledge and understanding of the care sector and are considering a career in health and/or social care with adults or children or young people.
The qualification provides a pathway into the sector giving learners the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills about the wider health and social care sector before they decide which career progression they wish to choose.
Learners will study GCSE maths and English alongside their qualification.
Learners will be expected to undertake work experience as part of their study programme
Health and Social Care Level 2 NCFE Technical Diploma
Early Years Practitioner Level 2 NCFE Cache Diploma
On successful completion of the qualification learners may wish to pursue a career within the sector can progress to Level 2 qualifications such as Health and Social Care or Early Years Practitioner.
The qualification will be assessed by your Tutor using a range of methods to include written assignments, tasks such as designing charts and leaflets, course work or methods such as oral questioning.
This further education course is free for all 16-18 year olds who are resident in the UK and the European Economic Area for the last 3 years. (You must be under 19 on 31st August in the calendar year that you start your course).