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Health & Social Care, Extended Certificate Level 2

  • 2

    Level 2

  • Duration
    1 year

  • Start Date
    September 2023

  • Venue
    Paston College

  • Course Code

Start Date

  • September 2023, Full Time


This course provides the necessary knowledge, understanding and skills to pursue a career in the Health and Social Care Sector and is made up of units which may include:

  • Human Lifespan Development
  • Health and Social care values
  • Effective Communication
  • Healthy Living
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Human Body Systems
  • Vocational Experience in Health and Social Care

Entry Requirements

4 GCSE's at grade 3 including English language and Maths or a BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Health and Social Care or other suitable foundation course passed at Merit level. A successful completion of Disclosure Baring Service (DBS) check.


This course will introduce you to the health and social care field. This programme provides the underpinning knowledge required to progress on to further study within the Health Care sector at level 3


Throughout the course, you will learn by completing projects and assignments based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands.


After successful completion of the course you may progress to a higher level qualification at College such as a level 3 qualification.

Career Progression

After the course you could seek care-related work.


IIf you are a UK or home fee status student and aged 16-18 on the 31st August before the start of your course, tuition fees are free. If you are aged 19 and over fees may be payable.