Health and Social Care: Core

  • £812.10

  • 1 year (1 day per week 9.30 am- 3 pm)

  • 5 September 2022

  • Bridgend Campus, Cowbridge Road, Bridgend

  • £812.10

  • 1 year (1 day per week 9.30 am- 3 pm)

  • 5 September 2022

  • Bridgend Campus, Cowbridge Road, Bridgend

This qualification has been developed for those working, or intending to work, in the healthcare and social care sectors. It is targeted at those in work-based learning, further education, and school sixth forms.

It will enable you to apply for registration with Social Care Wales as a social care worker in domiciliary care or residential child care providing that you meet any additional registration requirements.

This qualification will provide a thorough introduction to the principles, values and knowledge needed to work in the healthcare and social care sectors with adults and children and young people.

The content for this qualification supports you to develop your knowledge and understanding of:

  • The core principles and values which underpin health and social care practice
  • Ways of working in the health and social care sectors
  • Effective practice within health and social care
  • Progression routes to further study or employment within health and social care safeguarding.

The qualification has three pathways:

  • Level 2 Health and Social Care: Core (Adults)
  • Level 2 Health and Social Care: Core (Children and Young People)
  • Level 2 Health and Social Care: Core (Adults & Children and Young People)

You can choose to complete qualification pathways separately to suit your career aspirations or you can choose to complete a combined qualification which includes content relevant to both adult, children and young people services.

To achieve the (Adults) and (Children and Young People) pathways within this qualification, you must pass:

  • Three externally-set scenario-based assessments which are marked in the centre and can be taken throughout the qualification or at the end
  • One externally-set, externally-marked multiple-choice test

To achieve the (Adults & Children and Young People) pathway within this qualification, you must pass:

  • Four externally-set scenario-based assessments which are marked in the centre and can be taken throughout the qualification or at the end
  • One externally-set, externally-marked multiple-choice test

This qualification is suitable for:

  • Those aged 16+ and currently working or intending to work in the health and social care sector
  • Social care worker (adults)
  • Social care worker (children and young people)
  • Healthcare support worker
  • Healthcare assistant

On successful completion, the qualification will provide a broad foundation of knowledge across health and social care. The Level 2 Health and Social Care: Core qualification provides the knowledge to progress on to:

  • Level 2 Health and Social Care: Practice (Adults)
  • Level 3 Health and Social Care: Practice (Adults)
  • Level 3 Health and Social Care: Practice (Children and Young People)
  • Level 2 Health and Social Care Principles and Contexts
  • Level 3 Health and Social Care Principles and Contexts (Adults/Children & Young People)
  • Advanced GCE and Advanced Subsidiary GCE in Health and Social Care, and Childcare

This qualification will provide a thorough introduction to the principles, values and knowledge needed to work in the healthcare and social care sectors with adults and children and young people.

The content for this qualification supports you to develop your knowledge and understanding of:

  • The core principles and values which underpin health and social care practice
  • Ways of working in the health and social care sectors
  • Effective practice within health and social care
  • Progression routes to further study or employment within health and social care safeguarding.

The qualification has three pathways:

  • Level 2 Health and Social Care: Core (Adults)
  • Level 2 Health and Social Care: Core (Children and Young People)
  • Level 2 Health and Social Care: Core (Adults & Children and Young People)

You can choose to complete qualification pathways separately to suit your career aspirations or you can choose to complete a combined qualification which includes content relevant to both adult, children and young people services.

To achieve the (Adults) and (Children and Young People) pathways within this qualification, you must pass:

  • Three externally-set scenario-based assessments which are marked in the centre and can be taken throughout the qualification or at the end
  • One externally-set, externally-marked multiple-choice test

To achieve the (Adults & Children and Young People) pathway within this qualification, you must pass:

  • Four externally-set scenario-based assessments which are marked in the centre and can be taken throughout the qualification or at the end
  • One externally-set, externally-marked multiple-choice test

This qualification is suitable for:

  • Those aged 16+ and currently working or intending to work in the health and social care sector
  • Social care worker (adults)
  • Social care worker (children and young people)
  • Healthcare support worker
  • Healthcare assistant

On successful completion, the qualification will provide a broad foundation of knowledge across health and social care. The Level 2 Health and Social Care: Core qualification provides the knowledge to progress on to:

  • Level 2 Health and Social Care: Practice (Adults)
  • Level 3 Health and Social Care: Practice (Adults)
  • Level 3 Health and Social Care: Practice (Children and Young People)
  • Level 2 Health and Social Care Principles and Contexts
  • Level 3 Health and Social Care Principles and Contexts (Adults/Children & Young People)
  • Advanced GCE and Advanced Subsidiary GCE in Health and Social Care, and Childcare

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