Course overview

Health and Social Care Level 2 BTEC City of Bristol College

A one-year, full-time Health and Social Care course in Bristol. This course is for school leavers aged 16-18.

This course will give you a broad knowledge and understanding of health and social care.

This foundation will help you to progress to work in this sector or to continue your studies at a higher level.

Additional information

Who is this course for?

This course is for school leavers aged 16-18.

You should be interested in the health and social care sector and wish to make a difference to other people’s lives. You may want to become a health carer or social worker. This course is an ideal stepping stone towards achieving your ambition.

This course offers learners a great opportunity to enter into the industry of health and social care but also offers a pathway to Level 3 BTEC National Foundation Diploma in Health and Social Care.

What you'll learn

During this course you will study a range of topics from human lifespan development to communication.

You will cover a range of topics including:

  • health and social care values
  • human body systems
  • creative activities
  • health living.

You will also develop your study skills, including English and maths skills needed by employers. You will have the opportunity to resit GCSE English and maths.

This course is a vocational qualification, where you develop knowledge and understanding by applying your learning and skills in a work-related context. You will develop skills which are essential for the modern-day workplace.

Course entry requirements

To join this course, you will need four GCSEs at grade 3 (D) including English Language and maths.

You will preferably have some previous experience of working in the health and social care sector.

After your enrolment on the course, you will need to complete a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

This course is for 16-18 year olds. You will need to have a good behaviour and attendance report from your last academic year.

How is the course delivered and assessed?

During this course, you will complete two exam units including human lifespan development and healthy living.

You will also be asked to complete coursework based assignments including communication, health and social care values, equality and diversity and creative activities.

In addition to this, you will be asked to complete 100 hours of vocational work experience in a relevant health and social care setting which is assessed.

Future career and study opportunities

After successfully completing this course, there are a range of different pathways to continue study or to obtain employment in.

You can move on to work as a care worker assistant, youth worker assistant, a care home or hospice assistant and someone who works in community healthcare or hospitals.

Additional costs

As a City of Bristol College student, you may incur additional costs to attend your course. For example, it is likely you may need to pay for travel and stationery. 

Many courses offer learning opportunities that you may need to pay for. This may include things like study visits and visiting speakers. We will let you know in advance if there will be additional costs.

If you are on a limited income, you may be able to receive help from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.

	
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Health and Social Care Level 2 BTEC College Green Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LGF1664C01-1
Dates
01/09/2022 - 29/06/2023
Duration
1 years
Days
Date/Day(s) Being Finalised
Hours per week
10.00
Start Time
09:15
Location
College Green Centre
Fee
This course costs £993. If you are aged 16-18 and looking to study full time; you will not pay any tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, you may also be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
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Course Code Dates Duration Days Hours per week Start Time Location Fee
LGF1664C01-1 01/09/2022 - 29/06/2023 1 years Date/Day(s) Being Finalised 10.00 09:15 College Green Centre
This course costs £993. If you are aged 16-18 and looking to study full time; you will not pay any tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, you may also be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
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