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Key details

Attendance Full-Time
Duration 1 year (via distance learning)
Code
Awarding Body CACHE
Level Further Education
Start Date 06/09/2021

Other start dates

Course overview

This Level 2 Certificate is a distance learning course which will prepare you to work in the adult care sector.

You will learn by completing projects and assignments as well as undertaking a work placement on two block weeks.

Placements can be anywhere in the Bradford district and you will have to be prepared to travel to experience a range of health care settings.

What you'll study

The course includes:

  • Maths skills
  • English skills
  • Health, Safety and Well-being
  • A work placement

You will study a variety of units to prepare you for working in the adult social care sector.

These include:

  • Equality and Inclusion
  • Safeguarding
  • The Role of the Health and Social Care worker
  • Person-centred Approaches
  • Dementia Awareness
  • Supporting People to Eat and Drink

 

  • Lectures and Workshops
  • Placement experience
  • Discussions and group work
  • Research projects
  • Class activities

You will create a portfolio of evidence based on knowledge and skills gained from assignments and observations from a work placement.

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Time management
  • Organisational skills
  • Working as part of a group
  • Problem solving
  • Working to deadlines
  • Using specialist terms
  • Dealing with the public
  • Translating verbal or written instructions into action
  • Reading statistics (including graphs and tables), journals, reports and trade literature
  • Using academic language
  • The course includes:

    • Maths skills
    • English skills
    • Health, Safety and Well-being
    • A work placement

    You will study a variety of units to prepare you for working in the adult social care sector.

    These include:

    • Equality and Inclusion
    • Safeguarding
    • The Role of the Health and Social Care worker
    • Person-centred Approaches
    • Dementia Awareness
    • Supporting People to Eat and Drink

     

    • Lectures and Workshops
    • Placement experience
    • Discussions and group work
    • Research projects
    • Class activities

    You will create a portfolio of evidence based on knowledge and skills gained from assignments and observations from a work placement.

    • Excellent communication skills
    • Time management
    • Organisational skills
    • Working as part of a group
    • Problem solving
    • Working to deadlines
    • Using specialist terms
    • Dealing with the public
    • Translating verbal or written instructions into action
    • Reading statistics (including graphs and tables), journals, reports and trade literature
    • Using academic language

Assessment

Each unit is assessed through a unit assignment or placement observation.

Tasks within these assignments vary.

You will be assessed using methods such as:

  • written work
  • posters
  • verbal questioning
  • role play

During your course, you should successfully complete a period of work experience. This should be part of your work in the programme. During your placements, you will be visited by our Placement Visiting Tutor.

Entry requirements

GCSE English
Grade D-E/3-2
GCSE Maths
Grade D-E/3-2

You will need to complete a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check and an interview.

English and/or Maths will be included in your timetable if you have not achieved a GCSE at Grade 4 or above in these subjects when you start your course.

Next steps

Once you successfully complete this course you can progress onto:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care
  • Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Health and Social Care
Please note that this depends on your GCSE qualifications.  

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Tuition fees

If you are aged 19+ and studying a Further Education Course at Bradford College, you may have to pay course fees.

The amount depends on the course and on the number of hours. Actual costs can be obtained from our team.

Email: information@bradfordcollege.ac.uk.

Student Finance

You may be entitled to financial support whilst you study. For more information, contact our Student Finance Team.

Tel: 01274 088 349 Email: studentfunding@bradfordcollege.ac.uk

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