Health & Social Care NCFE Level 2 Extended Technical Diploma

Level 1 Diploma
Course Overview

With an emphasis on further developing skills to support and care for people in the wider community, this course will give you more specialist skills and understanding of Health and Social Care professions.

By continuing to develop your interpersonal communication with others through practical assignments, creative activities, observations and practice you will also complete one day per week placement in a health or social care setting.

Further Details

Course Location

Stockport College


College 16-18

Course Duration

Full-Time - 1 Year


Health & Social Care

You should have at least 4 GCSE’s at Grade 3 or above including English and Maths.

This qualification provides core underpinning knowledge and skills.

You will gain a broad understanding and knowledge of the health and social care sector, you will also investigate areas of specific interest and develop essential skills and attributes prized by employers.

Communication in health & social care
Human lifespan development – externally assessed
Health & social care values
Healthy living – externally assessed
Social influences on health and wellbeing
Promoting health and wellbeing
The impact of nutrition on health and wellbeing
Equality and diversity in health and social care
Individual rights in health and social care
Human body systems and care of disorders
Creative and therapeutic activities in health and social care

On achievement of a merit grade or above and a GCSE grade C either in English or Maths, you can progress onto the Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Health & Social Care or the CACHE: Level 3 Diploma in Children, Care, Learning and Education (Early Years Educator). Alternatively you can also enter employment.

During this course you will be assessed via a portfolio of evidence, assignments, practical assessment in the workplace. You will also take part in two external assessments.

This further education course is free for all 16-18 year olds who are a resident in the UK and the European Economic Area or have been for the last 3 years. You must be under 19 years old on 31st August in the calendar year you start your course.

19+ learners, please contact the Customer Services team on 0161 886 7070 for course and fee information.

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