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Health & Social Care | Adult Learning

Adult Education
Course Summary:

This course looks at a range of important Health and Care topics, including:

  • Communication with Adults in A Care Setting
  • Health Needs
  • Promoting Healthy Eating
  • Learning Experiences for Children and Young People

You will complete 10 written units which will be assessed in class by your teacher but there are no exams for this course. This course is based at our Adult Learning Centre on Moseley Road, Birmingham.

What Are The Entry Requirements?

Although there are no formal qualifications required for this course, you must be able to demonstrate that your English skills are sufficient to deal with the preparation of written assignments. You may already have an English qualification at Level 1 or entry 3, or complete an initial assessment which indicates that this level is suitable for you.

Which Qualifications Will I Get?

On successful completion of the course, you will receive a Level 2 BTEC Diploma in Health and Care.

Progression: What Can I Do After This Course?

This course will prepare you for further study in Health and Social Care or related areas. Alternatively, you may progress to an entry level carer role either in a residential care home or doing home based visits.

How Long Does The Course Last?

The course is part time, approximately 6 hours per week over one academic year (September –June).

Do I Need To Buy Anything?

You will not be required to buy any specialist equipment or text books, however you will find it useful to have a folder, paper and pens.

I like coming to the college because I've learnt many new things and it helps me to understand more. I am also able to help my children with their homework now. My teacher is hard working and intelligent.

Khadeera Level 2 ESOL Student