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Level 2 Certificate in Health and Social Care

West Herts College
Course summary
8 weeks
460 GBP excl. VAT
Part time
Hemel Hempstead
Next available date: 20/04/2021 - Hemel Hempstead
Vocational & College Courses

Course description

Level 2 Certificate in Health and Social Care

The purpose of this course is to provide students with knowledge and understanding of core subject areas in health and social care to support progression to further learning or opportunities in the workplace. The Health and Social Care is a sector that requires a boost to it's workforce and now is a great time to get qualified and progress in the industry.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Applicants will usually require a Level 2 or above in English and preferably maths, whilst you will not be required to attend placement in a real work environment, it is advisable that you already are working 30 hours or more in a care setting to support your studies.

Training Course Content

Subject areas include:

  • Lifespan development - explore physical, intellectual, emotional and social development across the human lifespan, and the factors affecting development and the effects of ageing
  • Individual needs - establish the principles and practicalities that underpin meeting individuals’ care and support needs, which are the foundation of all the care disciplines
  • Communicating in the health and social care sector - identify sources of information and support or services to enable more effective communication
  • Anatomy and physiology for health and social care - understand anatomy and physiology in relation to all forms of health and social care methods and procedures

Continuing Studies

The certificate supports progression to further learning, or to employment within the health and social care sector.

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West Herts College

West Herts College

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West Herts College

Watford Campus, Hempstead Road, Watford, Herts
WD17 3EZ

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