Level 2 Gateway Diploma in Skills for Health and Social Care


All full-time students will be required to study Functional Skills at the appropriate level. These will be in English, maths and ICT. Work experience forms a mandatory part of the course. Students will produce a range of assignments on a wide variety of topics related to health and social care.

The placement is an essential aspect of the course and will prepare students for work, or progression onto Level 3. Students will need to undergo an Enhanced DBS check

Study units include:

  • Communication and individual rights
  • Individual needs
  • Cultural diversity
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Human lifespan development
  • Vocational experience
  • Safe environments
  • The impact of diet on health
Subject: Health Sciences and Social Care
Qualification Type: Diploma
Study Location: Redbridge Campus
Study Time: Days 9am-4pm
Course Duration: 1 Year

Entry Requirement:

4 GCSEs at grade 3, or an equivalent Level 1 vocational qualification. The requirement to have grade 3 in English and / or maths will vary according to the subject and we can discuss your grades with you

Where does it lead:

Level 3 BTEC 90 Credit / Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care. Apprenticeship or employment in the health and social care sector

Study Days: Monday-Friday
Who is the course available for: 16-18
Course Fees: £1730.00

Fees Disclaimer: *(Courses offered to 16-18 students are free. Adults(19+) students will have to pay fees subject to their circumstances please enquire at enrolment).

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