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Health and Social Care OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma Level 2


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Course Duration

1 year course.

Standard Entry Requirements


All units are assessed through your coursework. There are no exams for this course. You will study the following units:

  • Communication in Care Settings
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Individual Rights in Care Settings
  • Individual Needs in Care Settings
  • Ensuring Safe Environments
  • Creative Activities in Care Settings
  • Health and Social Care Services

Course Overview

This one year course aims to give a broad understanding of the knowledge and skills that are essential when working with people. You will develop and sustain an interest in health, early years and education, socialcare, youth and community and issues that affect the care sector.

Career Progression

Health and Social Care courses give a good foundation for working with vulnerable people and the Level 2 course is a sound progression to the study at Level 3.Courses and careers you can progress on to include: Counselling, Paramedic and job roles in the NHS, Health Promotion, Educational support work, Social Work specialising in children, adults with additional needs, older service users etc, Probation and Police, Youth and Community Work, Nursery Nurse and Child Care.

Further Information

Many students that study the Health and Social Care Cambridge Technical Level 2 Diploma progress onto the Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care