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This course is aimed at young people who wish to work in the rewarding Social Care sector. The course focuses on improving your knowledge and practical work placement skills may help you find work within the sector.
This Level 2 Certificate is vocationally based and includes topics such as:
- Role of the Social Care Worker
- Duty of Care
- Person-Centred Planning
- This is a study programme for students 16-18 years.
- You should have a relevant Level 1 course or 3 GCSE's at grade 3/D or above including English and maths.
- Satisfactory interview, assessment, school report and/or reference.
To learn effectively on your course you will need to use certain items of equipment and undertake particular activities as part of your studies. To further enhance your learning experience the following will be required: Uniform £30 Disclosure and Barring Service Check Certificate £44 If you need support with these costs, don't worry, click on the link below and complete a bursary application form. https://www.wmc.ac.uk/student-support/financial-support/bursaries-loans Equipment purchased will be yours to keep and you will be able to use them for practice at home and in your future career. N.B. prices correct as of 23/06/2021
You will be assessed by assignments and workbooks. These assignments may include practical activities on placement.
Work placement for this qualification is a compulsory part of this course. All students will be subject to a DBS Disclosure and Barring Service (formally CRB) check.
Are you aged 16-18?
Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:
- A qualification such as BTEC Extended Diploma
- Meaningful work experience or preparation for work
- English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade A* - C (grade 4 or above) in English and maths
- Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips
This course and work placement should give you a head start in finding employment in the Health and Social Care sector, or obtaining an Apprenticeship in this field. The knowledge gained will be recognised by employers and Apprenticeship frameworks.
You may progress onto one of our Level 3 Health and Social Care programmes or onto an Advanced Apprenticeship programme with the Skills for Health Academy.
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You could progress to these Wirral Met courses:
If you are aged 16-18:
This study programme is free for students, who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, and students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.
If you are aged 19 or over:
Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?
Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.
If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.
Fee : £420.00
The fee quoted is for the academic year 23/24.
For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services via our online enquiry form