Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care
This course is ideal if you’re a care worker and want to develop or demonstrate your skills, or perhaps progress to become a senior care worker.
The course comprises of mandatory health and social care units with specific pathways which are tailored to your place of work e.g. Learning Disabilities, Dementia or Generic. It is a recognised qualification for care workers and senior care workers in health and social care.
You must be working in a care setting already. You need to be an experienced carer able to support others to ensure good quality of care; you could be in a senior carer or supervisory role.
You should be able to write and evaluate care plans and risk assessments that others will follow. You may plan activities, administer medication and support more junior colleagues to deliver good quality care. You will also work as part of the multi-disciplinary team liaising with Doctors, Nurses, Dentists, Social Workers, etc.
You will be required to attend an interview at the College prior to enrolling onto the course