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Level 2 NCFE CACHE Diploma in Health and Social Care


About The Course

This qualification covers a  range of key subject areas in health and social care. It offers mandatory units and a variety of optional units; enabling learners to pursue an interest in specific areas of social care and health studies, while still allowing enough diversity for the optional units to be tailored to suit a learner’s preferred progression path.

Additionally the Care Certificate links directly to the care sector with standards that are supported by the CACHE assignments for cross reference giving learners the opportunity to have a meaningful industry placement experience.

The course will be delivered three days a week in college, one day a week in industry placement and 2 x Block weeks in industry placement.

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 2 – 4.


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Achievement of the Level 2 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care can support  learners’ access to the L3 Technical Certificate in Health and Social Care; successful completion of the Care Certificate can significantly impact on  progression into a wide range of job roles within the health and social care sector, including:

  • Care Support Workers in adult residential settings
  • Healthcare Assistants in community, primary care and acute health environments
  • Care Support Workers in domiciliary services, supported living or day services
  • Community-based Support Workers