Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 2

Qualification Diploma in Health and Social Care
Level Level 2 ( Equivalent to GCSE )
Type QCF
Duration 36 Weeks
Awarding body NCFE
Entry requirements
  • Age : Minimum 16
  • Level 1 in Health and Social Care or
  • 4 GCSEs at a minimum grade D-G or
  • NVQ Level 1 or Level 2 in an associated discipline
  • A good standard of literacy & numeracy
  • Related work experience
What does qualification cover? It covers a wide range of areas including supporting individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and health care procedures.
Who is it suitable for? All those who wish to work or who are working in a supervised role with adults in health and social care.
Credit value

46 credits

  • 24 Credits from Group A ( Mandatory )
  • 2 – 7 Credits from Group B ( Optional )
  • 15 Credits from Group C ( Optional )

Each unit within the Diploma has a credit rating. Learners must achieve a minimum of 46 credits to gain the Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England.

Mandatory units = 9

  • Generic Health and Social Care
  • Dementia
  • Learning Disability
Assessment by
  • A portfolio of evidence
  • Written assignments
Which type of job roles can I apply for on completion?
  • Care Support Worker
  • Care Assistant
  • Healthcare Support Worker
  • Healthcare Assistant
  • Personal assistant employed directly by the individuals
Where I can work?
  • Residential care homes
  • Primary care services
  • Domiciliary care
  • Day services
  • Assisting supported living
Progression route Health and Social Care Level 3
How do I enroll?
  • Fill in registration form and contact us at info@ehouse.org.uk
  • Call :0113 322 5667 or 0745 5222161
  • Email :info@ehouse.org.uk