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Health and Social Care

Health and Social Care - Level 2 Edexcel Diploma

Part Time

Course Overview

This qualification provides evidence of competence in delivering care within a range of adult care services.

Course Content

Choose on pathway from either: general, dementia and learning disability. Candidates will be allocated an assessor who visits the work setting every 3 weeks. Candidates need to work through mandatory units plus optional knowledge & competency units.

Nine mandatory units:
++ Communication
++ Personal development
++ Equality and Inclusion
++ Duty of care
++ Safeguarding and protection
++ Role of health care worker
++ Person centred care
++ Health and safety
++ Handling information.

Entry Requirement

The minimum entry age is 18 for this course. There are no formal entry criteria. Telephone interview required. This is a National Vocational Qualification and the candidate needs to be currently working in a care setting and have 3-6 months work experience.


Written work, observation of work in the setting to demonstrate competence and professional discussion.

Where does this course lead to

Diploma level 3 in Health & Social Care, where job role allows.

How to Enrol

To find out more information or to enrol please email distance.learning@bcot.ac.uk quoting the course reference.

Course is now full

Course Outline

Course Code: MXEL184
Study Mode: Part Time
Duration: 20 Weeks
Start Date: Anytime
Day & Time: Flexible
Tuition Fees: TBC (previously £704.00)
Registration Fees: £121.00
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