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This Level 2 qualification is designed to provide learners with the knowledge and skills required to enter the health and social care industry upon completion, or to progress onto a Level 3 qualification.
You will study a range of common physical and emotional health conditions (e.g. sensory loss, dementia, mental health issues and disabilities). You will also study a mandatory unit: understand how to contribute to monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions.
How will I learn?
You will be continuously assessed through your assignment tasks. Assignments are set throughout the year, so you will know how well you are doing through regular one-to-one feedback from your tutor and formal feedback on your assessments on TEAMS.
GCSE maths and English grade 3 (or English at grade 4 and maths at grade 2). You will also need DBS clearance and a good academic reference.
Maths & English
Learners can study a maximum of two GCSEs alongside the Certificate in Common Health Conditions. Learners with a grade 3 (D) in Maths and/or English are required to retake the qualification, and this will be taught alongside their vocational qualification. Learners with a grade 2 (E) or below in Maths will study Functional Skills alongside their vocational qualification.
This course provides you with the knowledge needed to work with children, young people and adults in a health or social care setting. This is suitable for furthering career development opportunities for those already working in the sector.
All learners on the HSC pathway are required to complete a DBS check. Learners will complete a placement for one day a week and one block week in a relevant setting.
What can I do next?
Learners who successfully complete the qualification can go into employment or progress onto a Level 3 qualification, provided that they meet the required progression criteria. Alternatively, learners can apply for an apprenticeship in a related field.
What are my career options?
After completing this course, you could get an apprenticeship or employment in a variety of health and social care settings.
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