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Health and Social Care

Progression to Access - Level 2

Full Time

Course Overview

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed for entry to a professional career within the Health and Care sectors by preparing you to progress onto a programme of further study such as an Access or other Level 3 qualifications.

Course Content

You will be expected to achieve a minimum of 26 credits from the following units:

-  Understanding the health and social care professions

-  Preparing for a career in the health and social care professions

- Communications in health and social care
-  Health care practice
-  Ethical issues in health care
-  Protection and safeguarding in health and social care
-  Speaking and listening skills
-  Using numeracy skills in health and social care.

Entry Requirement

There are no formal entry requirements but you will be expected to have an interview with the course tutor.  

If you do not have English and Maths at GCSE grade C (or equivalent or higher) you will have the opportunity to study for these alongside the course.


You will be assessed through a portfolio of work and projects, including group work and presentations.

There is no exam for this course.

Where does this course lead to

This course supports progression to Access to Higher Education Diploma courses such as:

Nursing & Healthcare Professions, Biology with Chemistry and Social Work.

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Course Outline

Course Code: PF48
Study Mode: Full Time
Location: Basingstoke
Start Date: 10/09/2018
Duration: 1 Year
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