The course will be delivered over 12 hours per week. You will have the opportunity to explore health and social care and develop your knowledge to successfully progress to study at Level 3 or apply for employment in health and social care at a trainee level.
You will complete 4 units throughout the year in College and you will also be expected to participate in a minimum of 200 hours work experience, which will be organised by the department.
There is a mixture of study methods employed on the programme, these being practical exercises, group workshops, discussions, assignments and presentations to stimulate your interest and enhance your learning. The course has 4 units which you must achieve in order to be accredited with the BTEC Level 2 Technical Certificate in Adult Care.
You will study:
- Principles and practices in adult care settings
- Health and Safety and Safeguarding
- Developing professional practice
You will also study maths and English functional skills/GCSE if not previously attained. You will also take part in a mandatory 200 hours work placement.