BTEC Level 2 First Certificate in Health and Social Care


  • Course: BTEC Level 2 First Certificate in Health and Social Care
  • Qualification Type: National Award (BTEC)
  • Qualification Level: Level 2
  • Course type: Full Time
  • Duration: 52 Weeks
  • Entry Requirements:

    At least 2 GCSEs at grade 3 or above

  • Available Dates: 02/09/2024 to 30/06/2025
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Whilst studying this course you will learn about the care needs of individuals as well as gaining an understanding of how professionals meet these needs at different life stages. This course will also help you to develop vital skills needed to support individuals who have a wide range of needs.


Themes covered include : 

• Human Lifespan Development

• Health and Social Care Values

• Effective Communication in Health and Social Care

• The Impact of Nutrition on Health and Wellbeing

• Equality and Diversity

• Healthy Living

• Human Body Systems and Disorders 

A number of specifications will be changing and prospectus entries are based on information we have to date. This means that course content may be subject to change.

How will it be delivered?

Examinations and assignments.

What can I do next?

This course will allow you to obtain skills and knowledge for you to proceed on to the next level of your journey. With further training or study, you could go on to a career in such areas as health care or teaching support. Students from this course have gone on to study the BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate in Health & Social Care, the BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Health and Social Care, the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care course or other Level 3 qualifications such as Childcare

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