health and social care

L2 Diploma in Health and Social Care

Health and Social Care

This course provides you with the opportunity to acquire the skills and knowledge needed to work with a care setting. You will gain valuable vocational experience through a supervised work placement in a variety of Health and Socail Care setings.


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    Health and Social Care

  • Venue:

    Welwyn Garden City Campus

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About the department

The Health and Social Care Team are made up of lecturers with both academic and vocational backgrounds in Health and Social Care and related disciplines. They will provide excellent support to help you achieve your goals.

The team uses a large variety of teaching strategies to meet everyone’s needs. You will be encouraged to develop your skills and experience, and given all the support you need to help you progress and meet your career goals.

You will get the chance to undertake supervised work placements, where you will get a feel for what it is like to work as a care practitioner.

Important Course Information

What are the Course Requirements?

Three GCSEs with 3 points or at Grade D or above or a Level 1 qualification. You will require a satisfactory Diclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

You will study eight units in total including: Communication skills, Individual rights, Individial needs plus human Lidespa Development.


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  • 16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation (this does not apply to HE courses). Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.
  • For all two year courses fees shown above are per year.
  • Aged 19+ and planning to take a level 3 or above a different fee may apply. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan.