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Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care

Course content

This qualification is suitable for individuals with an interest in care work or currently working in the Health and Social Care sector. The individual will acquire the skills and knowledge to work with adults in the Health and Social care, Dementia or Learning disability settings.

The qualification is achieved by completing a set of mandatory and optional units including the following:

  • Introduction to communication in health and social care or children and young people’s settings
  • Principle of diversity, equality, and inclusion in Adult Social Care settings
  • The role of the health and social care worker
  • Contribute to health and safety in health and social care
  • Implement person-centred approaches in health and social care

Entry criteria

  • Level 1 in English and Maths
  • Must be working in an appropriate job role or volunteering at least 3 to 4 days per week in order to achieve the qualification.
  • Level 1 certificate in Health and Social Care

You will complete an initial assessment as part of the enrolment and registration process to assess your suitability for the programme.

Course date

Start any time of the year. Enrolment is on a roll on, roll off basis.
11-12 months with 7-8 hours per week online learning.

Attendance details

  • Online learning
  • Attendance at our learning centre is weekly/monthly for planned lectures and workshops
  • 1:1 tutoring and tutorial support

Assessment/exam arrangements

Portfolio of Evidence

Resources or equipment required for your course

Notebook, pen, pencil and access to a PC for home study or online learning.

Certification and accreditation details

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care

Progression options

  • Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults)
  • Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3) in Health and Social Care

Career opportunities

Care Assistant in Residential Settings or Supported Living, Healthcare Support Worker in a Community and Primary Care Environments, Healthcare Assistant in Acute Health Environments, Care Support Worker in Domiciliary Services.

Delivery organisation

London Skills & Development Network (LSDN)

Course venue

2nd Floor,
Suffolk House,
East Entrance,
George Street,
Croydon – CR0 0YN

Contact us

JudithCourse Coordinator
Call or email: 020 3784 1294 / 078 2349 2658 info@lsdn.org.uk