THIS IS
A CAREERS COLLEGE

COURSE ENQUIRIES 0800 622006

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

This course will give school leavers a good understanding of the core elements of working in the Health and Social Care sector, and prepares you for either employment or advancement to a Level 3 qualification.

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Location: Central Campus

Start Date: 03/09/18

FORMAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

You will need five GCSEs at grade D/3 or above, including Maths and English.

WHAT DOES THE COURSE INVOLVE?

The Level 2 qualification is a full extended diploma widely recognised by employers. Some of the units you will study include safeguarding, communication, and care values. You will also complete a block placement of one-two weeks in a Health and Social Care setting which we will help you to arrange.

ENRICHMENT ACTIVITIES

We are dedicated to enriching your experience here at Sandwell College with a range of opportunities. We have strong links with local employers including hospitals and local authorities, who frequently visit the college to provide learners with a unique insight into careers in the sector. We also visit settings with learners to give them a first-hand experience of life working in health and social care. We take learners to the Care Show at Birmingham NEC every year as well as numerous university events.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

You will be assessed solely by coursework.

WHERE CAN I GO NEXT?

You can advance to the Level 3 qualification or go into employment.

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