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Level 2 Certificate

Understanding Working in The Health Care Level 2

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What is the Understanding Working in The Health Care Sector Level 2 Certificate?

On the Understanding Working in The Health Care Sector Level 2 Certificate, you will get the opportunity to investigate working roles within the health sector and be provided with the underpinning knowledge needed to work effectively. To bring your studies to life, you will conduct skills sessions in our outstanding stimulation suite and conduct various employability and skills workshops to help secure your future destination.

If you want a great foundation to build on before you embark on the Level 3 BTEC course or the T-Level in Health, this Level 2 Certificate gives you the opportunity to develop sound knowledge and skills in the subject, whilst also improving GCSE grades in Maths and/or English alongside if necessary.

What Will You Study?

  • Understanding the role of the healthcare worker
  • Communication skills for working in the health sector
  •  Personal development in the health sector
  •  Health, safety and security in the health sector
  •  Understand quality standards in the health sector
  •  Equality and diversity in the health sector

What Next?

We love it when our students progress on to the Level 3 BTEC or T-Level courses we offer. You may want to carry on with your Health studies, but there is nothing to stop you from looking at the other BTEC courses we offer within the College. Apprenticeships and employment are another avenue to explore after completion of this Level 2 qualification.

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Entry Requirements

At least three 3’s at GCSE, including at least a 4 in English Language or Maths.

Course Type

Level 2 Certificate

What other subjects go well with this subject?

This subject is usually studied alongside resits in GCSE English and/or GCSE Maths.

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