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Health & Social Care Level 2

Diploma in Health & Social Care Level 2

 

Level 2 will suit you if you are a care worker or want to get your first care job. If you’re already working in care, you probably work mainly under supervision. You want to increase your skills and take on more responsibility.

 

Structure of Qualification

 

To achieve the Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care learners must achieve a minimum of 46 credits. To do this they must choose one of the following pathways:

 

Generic Pathway

 

• 24 credits from the mandatory units in Group A

• a minimum of 2 credits and a maximum of 7 credits from the optional units in Group B

• at least 15 credits from the optional units in Group C

 

Dementia Pathway

 

• 24 credits from the mandatory units in Group A

• a minimum of 2 credits and a maximum of 7 credits from the optional units in Group B but must complete : DEM 201 Dementia Awareness

• at least 15 credits from the optional units in Group C but one of the following must be

completed: DEM 204, DEM,209, DEM 210 or DEM 211

 

Adults with Learning Disabilities Pathway

 

• 24 credits from the mandatory units in Group A

• a minimum of 2 credits and a maximum of 7 credits from the optional units in Group B but must complete : LD 201 Understand the context of supporting and individual with learning disabilities

• at least 15 credits from the optional units in Group C but one of the following must be

completed: LD 202, LD 203.