Technical Health and Social Care - Level 2


Course Code: SESP1075


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Start DateLocationDuration
01/08/2022Community BasedApply

Course Overview

This programme of learning provides you with four qualifications in one year! Based on feedback from a key group of employer partners, we have designed this programme to prepare you for working in the health or social care sector in careers such as support work or care assistance. The knowledge gained will support you in accessing careers in services such as hospices, primary care and community care.


On this programme you will be qualified with:

  • Level 2 Certificate in Common Health Conditions
  • Level 2 Award in Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities
  • Level 2 Award in Awareness of Dementia
  • Level 2 Award in Awareness of End of Life Care

By the end of this programme you will have developed a firm understanding of different aspects of health and care, including:

  • various common health conditions
  • monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions
  • knowledge and skills required when providing positive care for people with dementia and their families
  • different perspectives of death and dying
  • the meaning of learning disability and how to support an individual with a disability

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs grade 3 - 1 including English and Maths and a clear DBS check

  • a successful interview with a tutor
  • the ability to study independently
  • a genuine interest in the subject
  • good communication skills
  • hardworking approach towards the industry

Essential Skills – English and Maths

If you achieve a grade 3 in GCSE Maths or English you will have to work towards re-sitting these subjects as part of your main study programme. At B&FC, this won’t delay your career journey because you’re working towards these subjects at the same time as your chosen subject.

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning Methods

This is a full-time course, involving 3 days a week spent at College.

You will also be provided with work experience in a relevant setting, which you can either complete during college time or independently on your study day. We will also expect you to spend 3 hours a week on independent learning.

At College, teaching is delivered in groups and supported by group activities and discussions. One-to-one support is also provided to help with completing written assignments.

When you start the course we will assign you a progress tutor who will support you throughout your time here.

Their role is to help you in setting academic and personal targets, identifying career plans, developing employability skills and monitoring your progress to make sure you realise your full potential.

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of further education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Students who are 18 or under and resident in the EU pay no course fees. Read our tuition fees guide for students 19 and over.

Terms and Conditions

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