NCFE CACHE Level 2 Technical Award in Health and Social Care


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NCFE CACHE Level 2 Technical Award in Health and Social Care

Ref: 603/3294/3
Sector: Health, Public Services and Care, Health and Social Care
Features: V Cert

Level: Level 2
Minimum Entry Age: 14
GLH: 120
TQT: 140

Awarding body: NCFE
Course Price:

Unit Overview:

This qualification is now approved in the 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023 Key Stage 4 Performance Tables and is now available for registrations.

What does this qualification cover?

The Level 2 Technical Award in Health and Social Care will enable learners to develop knowledge, understanding and skills in relation the health and social care sector. The qualification will cover:

• an introduction to the health and social care sector
• professional practice and the health and social care practitioner
• human growth and development through the life stages.

This qualification gives a broad and sufficiently in-depth base from which Level 2 learners at Stage 4 in their compulsory education can begin to make informed decisions concerning future career goals and aspirations.

Who is it suitable for?

The qualification is suitable for a range of young learners in school or in college.

What are the entry requirements?

Learners must be at least 14 years old to complete this qualification.

How is this qualification structured and assessed?

To gain this qualification, learners must achieve a minimum of a Pass grade in:

• each of the 3 internal mandatory assessments (externally set, internally marked)
• the scenario based short answer examination (externally set, externally marked).

How is the qualification graded?

The qualification is graded Pass, Merit, or Distinction.

How long will it take to complete this qualification?

This qualification can usually be completed in two years or less.

What qualifications compliment this qualification?

Learners may wish to study the Level 2 Technical Award in Child Development and Care alongside this qualification as it serves as an introduction to child development and well-being. Both of these qualifications will provide a starting point for learners to decide whether a career in health and social care and/or child care and education is right for them.

Do you need to be working to take this qualification?

This is a knowledge-only qualification, therefore no work placement is required. Learners will be introduced to skills, attributes and behaviours applied in the sector in relation to best practice in health and social care.

What related qualifications can you progress to?

Learners will be able to progress to the next level of learning in health and social care, for example, the Technical Level 3 Certificate in Health and Social Care. Learners may also progress to an apprenticeship route in health and social care at either level 2 or level 3.

Distance or online training is available.

Ask about payment plan or student loan.

For more information visit our website
or speak to an advisor on: 020 3475 9775.

This course can be done remotely online with an assigned tutor and assessor.
A work placement will be required but can be arranged.

East London branch: 3 Oakfield House, Ilford, Essex IG11EF

About The Course

Deadline 30 December 2023
Offer Type Online and Distance Learning
Category S-Healthcare
Sector Healthcare
Qualification Level Level 2
Total Units
Awarding Body NCFE
Duration At your own pace
Delivery Route Online Course Only
Career Level Student
Available to Start Immediately

Funding and Eligibility

Price for students not eligible for funding (if applicable)
Deposit Required Can be negotiated based on your current circumstances
Experience Required None
Previous Qualification Required None Required
Course Pathway Courses for both Work & University Progression
Course Funding Options Self-funded - Payment Plan Available
Payment Plan Yes
DBS Required Yes
Allowance Available Other - Can be Discussed
Social Services - Service Users Not Applicable
Suitable for Those on Benefits Yes - Universal Credit

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