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Level 2 Edexcel Diploma in Health and Social Care
Course Overview

This qualification provides evidence of competence in delivering care within a range of adult care services.

Course Content

Choose on pathway from either: general, dementia and learning disability. Candidates will be allocated an assessor who visits the work setting every 3 weeks. Candidates need to work through mandatory units plus optional knowledge & competency units.

Nine mandatory units:
++ Communication
++ Personal development
++ Equality and Inclusion
++ Duty of care
++ Safeguarding and protection
++ Role of health care worker
++ Person centred care
++ Health and safety
++ Handling information.

Entry Requirements

The minimum entry age is 18 for this course. There are no formal entry criteria. Telephone interview required. This is a National Vocational Qualification and the candidate needs to be currently working in a care setting and have 3-6 months work experience.


Written work, observation of work in the setting to demonstrate competence and professional discussion.

What does this course lead to?

Diploma level 3 in Health & Social Care, where job role allows.

Equipment Required

All course materials will be provided.

How to Apply

BCoT for Business: business@bcot.ac.uk Tel: 01256 306237