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L2 NCFE/CACHE CERTIFICATE/EXTENDED DIPLOMA IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE
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L2 NCFE/CACHE CERTIFICATE/EXTENDED DIPLOMA IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE

NCFE CACHE L2 EXTENDED DIPLOMA IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE (LF)
Start Date 
20/09/2021
End Date 
31/07/2022
Attendance 
Full Time
Target audience 

This course is ideal for students who are genuinely interested in caring for others and would like to work in the health and social care sector.
This course is aimed at school leavers or students progressing from a suitable Level 1 programme and will give students the opportunity to prepare for employment in the health and social care sector or progress to a vocationally related Level 3 course.

Entry requirements 

Students must have a minimum: 2 GCSE's at grade 4 or above including English or Maths and 3 GCSE's at grade 3. Progressing students from an equivalent qualification are also suitable.

Course content 

Students will be studying a range of health and social care related topics such as introduction to a healthy lifestyle, introduction to working with service users and working within the health and social care sector. The units require applied learning that brings together knowledge and understanding with practical and technical skills. Students will develop essential transferable skills such as communication, teamwork, research and analysis which are valued in both further education and the workplace.
Work experience is an essential part of this course.

Teaching & Learning 

Students' teaching is class room based but also in our fully-functioning hospital ward with three beds and a nursing station. The facilities also provide a care setting with bed, working kitchen and bathroom to enable students to understand the requirements for domiciliary care.
Students are expected to attend all timetabled sessions which cover the different units, tutorial and will give the opportunity to develop English and Maths skills further. Students will spend time on self-study to review class notes, prepare coursework assignments, work on projects and revise for exams.
Students are further expected to attend work placements which usually take place as a one or two-week block period.

Assessment criteria 

Students have the opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge, skills and understanding in a range of work-related contexts and assessments:

  • Work-related assignments such as essays, reports, case studies, research projects

All units have to be completed to gain the overall grade and qualification

 

Progression 

The qualification provides the opportunity to progress directly into employment with a health and social care provider or to a vocationally related Level 3 course.

Other information 
  • All students will be required to complete a DBS check
  • Students will be required to purchase a uniform

Courses

Whatever course you choose, you'll get the highest level of training from specialist tutors, benefiting from their knowledge and experience of working not just in education but also in industry.

Application & Enrolment

You are able to apply online for all courses, however to complete your course enrolment fully, you will need to have an interview and then be accepted onto a course. The only courses available to enrol online are Full Cost courses, if you wish to enrol on any other course please call into Student Services or call 01429 295000.

Full Cost course fees are inclusive of VAT.

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